WE THE ANIMALS is released today in selected cinemas nationwide and On Demand


We the Animals, the critically-acclaimed coming-of-age story from director Jeremiah Zagar, is released in cinemas nationwide (UK & Ireland) and On Demand from today.

Us three. Us brothers. Us kings, inseparable.

Three boys tear through their rural New York hometown, in the midst of their young parents’ volatile love that makes and unmakes the family many times over. While Manny and Joel grow into versions of their loving and unpredictable father (Raúl Castillo), Ma seeks to keep her youngest, Jonah, in the cocoon of home. More sensitive and conscious than his older siblings, Jonah increasingly embraces an imagined world all his own.

With a screenplay by Dan Kitrosser and Jeremiah Zagar based on the celebrated Justin Torres novel, We the Animals is a visceral coming-of-age story propelled by layered performances from its astounding cast – including three talented, young first-time actors – and stunning animated sequences which bring Jonah’s torn inner world to life. Drawing from his documentary background, director Jeremiah Zagar creates an immersive portrait of working-class family life and brotherhood.


terrific performances and glorious images flooded with warmth– TIME OUT

 “Mesmerising and Dream-like” – THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

“Utterly timeless… this year’s Moonlight  INDIEWIRE


We the Animals is available On Demand via the following platforms :  Amazon; BFI Player;Curzon Home Cinema; Sky Store


For a full list of venues where We the Animals will be screening, please visit out Cinema Page

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