"I thought, it's fate. This movie has a lot of us all," said the actress, whose movie was produced by Netflix, the streaming platform that is not vetoed by the Mostra, unlike the Cannes Film Festival, at France.
For Bambauch, it is a project that is based directly on his own divorce with actress Jennifer Jason Leigh in 2013.
One thing that helped him was "talking to so many friends who had such a painful experience" like this, said the filmmaker, who seeks to convey the complexity of the crisis to a couple and at the same time show the devastating role that lawyers can play. .
"Marriage Story" hits Netflix on December 6, but will be on the big screen a month earlier, at least in some US theaters.