John Patrick Shanley, the Oscar-winning director and writer of Moonstruck, brings his sweeping romantic vision to Ireland with Wild Mountain Thyme, starring Emily Blunt, Emmy winner Jon Hamm, Jamie Dornan and Academy Award winner Christopher Walken.
The headstrong farmer Rosemary Muldoon (Blunt) has her heart set on winning her neighbor Anthony Reilly’s love. The problem is Anthony (Dornan) seems to have inherited a family curse, and remains oblivious to his beautiful admirer. Stung by his father Tony’s (Walken) plans to sell the family farm to his American nephew (Hamm), Anthony is jolted into pursuing his dreams in this comedic, moving and wildly romantic tale.
Shanley directs from a his screenplay adapted from his own play “Outside Mullingar.” The film is produced by Leslie Urdang, Anthony Bregman, Alex Witchel, Martina Niland, Michael A. Helfant and Bradley Gallo
Bleecker Street will release Wild Mountain Thyme in theaters and on demand December 11th, 2020. Here is the trailer.