Prepare to be captivated by “Sometimes I Think About Dying,” an introspective dark comedy directed by Rachel Lambert, hitting theaters on January 26, 2024. Starring the phenomenal Daisy Ridley alongside Dave Merheje, Parvesh Cheena, Marcia DeBonis, Meg Stalter, and Brittany O’Grady, this film promises to be an unforgettable cinematic experience.
Set against the backdrop of the gloomy Oregon coast, we follow the life of Fran (Daisy Ridley). In her mundane office life, Fran finds comfort in the buzz of her surroundings and her daydreams. She’s a ghost in her own world, trapped in isolation, until Robert (Dave Merheje), a new and persistent coworker, attempts to break through her barriers. This story, beautifully crafted by Rachel Lambert and her team, delves into love, social awkwardness, and emotional challenges.
The film’s essence is brought to life by its talented cast, led by Daisy Ridley, not just as the lead actress but also a producer, and Dave Merheje, whose warm presence adds depth to the narrative. “Sometimes I Think About Dying” emerges as an unexpected tale highlighting the importance of living, elevated by the profound performances of its cast.
Having premiered at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival, the film is now set for a wider release by Oscilloscope Laboratories. The script is penned by Kevin Armento, Stefanie Abel Horowitz, and Katy Wright-Mead, with production led by Alex Saks, Daisy Ridley, Dori Rath, Lauren Beveridge, and Brett Beveridge.