The movie

Showing Up

A sculptor preparing to open a new show tries to work amidst the daily dramas of family and friends.

Length: 107 min
Country: United States of America
Language spoken: English
Language subtitles: Dutch
Cast: Michelle Williams, André 3000, Hong Chau
Director: Kelly Reichardt
Release date: 27/06/2024


Lizzy, a talented sculptor and arts administrator, finds herself entangled in a complex relationship with Jo, a rival artist and her enigmatic landlord. Their interactions are often filled with tension and conflict. One day, Lizzy's cat causes harm to a pigeon, and unexpectedly, Jo steps in to rescue the injured bird. Reluctantly, Lizzy is tasked with caring for the creature, and as time goes on, a peculiar bond begins to form between them. However, as Lizzy's crucial artwork is destroyed in a mysterious kiln fire, and her brother's mental state becomes unstable, the shadows of uncertainty loom over her upcoming exhibition. Amidst the chaos, Lizzy's family makes an unexpected appearance at the show, adding further intrigue to the unfolding events. Jo also makes an appearance, bringing along the rescued pigeon, which unexpectedly breaks free from its confinement. In a rush to recapture the bird, Lizzy and Jo embark on a quest, only to discover that the pigeon may have had its own mysterious intentions all along.