Francesca Gregorini’s Emanuel and The Truth About Fishes made its debut at Sundance. The film follows Emanuel (Kaya Scodelario) who lives with her father (Alfred Molina) and stepmother (Frances O’Connor). Emanuel hates her birthday because her mother died while giving birth to her. When Linda (Jessica Biel) moves in next door, Emanuel is struck by the resemblance Linda has to her late mother. After she begins babysitting for Linda, Emanuel and Linda begin to spend time together. They develop a quick bond and she becomes deeply involved in a secret of Linda’s.
The film debuted in the UK at the Sundance London Film and Music Festival. There is no set U.S. release date.