Rhianne Barreto: Sundance Festival 2019 (Share)

Date - 25 January, 2019, All News Awards Film

Rhianne Barreto leads the cast of Pippa Bianco’s feature film SHARE at Sundance Festival 2019 and takes home the Grand Jury Prize for Acting.

“After discovering a disturbing video from a night she doesn’t remember, sixteen-year-old Mandy must try to figure out what happened and how to navigate the escalating fallout.”

Pippa Bianco was tipped as one of the top ten directors to watch in 2019 by Variety. The film is based on her short also entitled Share which premiered at Cannes. Share was selected from a record high of 14,259 submissions from 152 countries and the festival runs from January 24 – February 3, 2019.

“Newcomer Rhianne Barreto is a standout in Pippa Bianco’s feature-length expansion of her provocative short” – Screen Daily

http://www.sundance.org/blogs/news/2019-sundance-film-festival-awards-announced

Cast: Rhianne Barreto, Charlie Plummer, Poorna Jagannathan, J.C. MacKenzie, Nick Galitzine, Lovie Simone.

Overview

Rhianne was born and raised in West London and trained at the The Brit School and National Youth Theatre.

Since graduating she has worked with companies such as the BBC and Film4 in the UK. Most recently she worked with Amazon Studios and Working Title on their new high-concept, coming-of-age series, Hanna, playing lead role Sophie (March 2019 release).

She is the star of A24's upcoming feature film Share, which is based on writer/director Pippa Bianco’s short of the same name and won the top Cinefondation Selection prize at Cannes in 2015. Rhianne won a Grand Jury Prize for Acting at Sundance Festival 2019 which marked the film’s world premiere.

She was announced as one of Variety's 10 Brits to Watch and in 2018 she was announced as one of Screen Daily's Stars of Tomorrow, hand selected from an extensive list of outstanding up and coming British talent.

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