Natural Selection

CINEMA GUILD presents

NATURAL SELECTION

Written and Directed by Robbie Pickering

Starring Rachael Harris

NATURAL SELECTION opens March 16th 2012 at the Angelika Film Center in NYC, with a nationwide rollout to follow

**2012 Independent Spirit Awards Nominee:
Best Actress: Rachael Harris 
and Best First Feature: Robbie Pickering**

**Winner of Seven Awards at the 2011 South by Southwest Film Festival**

Audience Award-Narrative Feature

SXSW Competition Awards- Best Screenplay, Breakthrough Performance-Rachael Harris, Breakthrough Performance-Matt O’Leary, Best Editing, Best Score/Music, Grand Jury-Best Narrative Feature

Synopsis

Linda White (Rachael Harris), a devoted Christian housewife, leads a sheltered existence in suburban Texas. Her world is turned upside-down when she discovers that her dying husband, Abe, has a 23-year old illegitimate son named Raymond (Matt O’Leary) living in Florida. Somewhere on the edge of guilt and loneliness, Linda grants Abe’s final wish and sets off on a quixotic journey to find Raymond and bring him back. Along the way, Linda’s wonderfully bizarre relationship with Raymond will teach her more about herself than she ever imagined possible and force her to come to terms with her troubled past.

Watch the trailer:

About Rachael Harris:

Rachael Harris stole her scenes as the pitch-perfect, irritating girlfriend of Ed Helms in The Hangover. She had previously co-starred with Helms as a correspondent on The Daily Show. Other film credits include: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Best in ShowA Mighty WindFor Your Consideration,Starsky & HutchKicking & Screaming and Daddy Day Care.

On the small screen, she may be seen on CBS’ Gary Unmarried, guest starring on Starz’s Party Down, and playing Gary Cole’s wife on The Good Guys. Previously, Harris appeared on ABC’s Cougar Town and Showtime’s Fat Actress.

Directed/Written By: Robbie Pickering

Starring: Rachael Harris, Matt O’Leary, Jon Gries, John Diehl

Distributor: Cinema Guild

TRT: 90 minutes

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