Sharp Stick trailer: Lena Dunham performs pregnant spouse whose husband is in a sexual affair

Lena Dunham’s newest characteristic movie Sharp Stick sees her play a pregnant spouse whose husband is tangled in an affair with a ‘naive’ more youthful girl.

The 36-year-old Women big name wrote and directed the coming-of-age dramedy, which debuted at this yr’s Sundance Movie Competition in January.

And on Thursday a red-band trailer for Sharp Stick premiered at the movie’s distributor Utopia’s legit YouTube web page forward of its restricted theatrical unencumber on July 29.

Sharp Stick: Lena Dunham's latest feature film Sharp Stick sees her play a pregnant wife whose husband is tangled in an affair with a 'naive' younger woman. The 36-year-old Girls star wrote and directed the coming-of-age dramedy, which debuted at this year's Sundance Film Festival in January; Lena Dunham pictured with co-stars Jon Bernthal and Kristine Froseth

Sharp Stick: Lena Dunham’s newest characteristic movie Sharp Stick sees her play a pregnant spouse whose husband is tangled in an affair with a ‘naive’ more youthful girl. The 36-year-old Women big name wrote and directed the coming-of-age dramedy, which debuted at this yr’s Sundance Movie Competition in January; Lena Dunham pictured with co-stars Jon Bernthal and Kristine Froseth 

In line with the legit synopsis for Sharp Stick, the movie follows ‘a naïve 26-year-old’ named Sarah Jo (performed by means of The Society’s Kristine Froseth) who ‘longs to be observed’ as she lives lifestyles ‘at the fringes of Hollywood along with her mom and sister.’

Sarah Jo’s international is grew to become the other way up ‘when she starts an affair along with her older employer’ Josh (performed by means of The Strolling Lifeless’s Jon Bernthal).

Issues are additional difficult by means of the truth that Josh’s spouse Heather (performed by means of Dunham) is lately pregnant with their moment kid.

The unorthodox enjoy thrusts Sarah Jo into ‘an training on sexuality, loss and gear.’

Trailer: And on Thursday a red-band trailer for Sharp Stick premiered on the film's distributor Utopia's official YouTube page ahead of its limited theatrical release on July 29; Kristine Froseth pictured

Trailer: And on Thursday a red-band trailer for Sharp Stick premiered at the movie’s distributor Utopia’s legit YouTube web page forward of its restricted theatrical unencumber on July 29; Kristine Froseth pictured

Plot: According to the official synopsis for Sharp Stick, the film follows 'a naïve 26-year-old' named Sarah Jo (played by The Society's Kristine Froseth) who 'longs to be seen' as she lives life 'on the fringes of Hollywood with her mother and sister.' Sarah Jo's world is turned upside down 'when she begins an affair with her older employer' Josh (played by The Walking Dead's Jon Bernthal)

Plot: In line with the legit synopsis for Sharp Stick, the movie follows ‘a naïve 26-year-old’ named Sarah Jo (performed by means of The Society’s Kristine Froseth) who ‘longs to be observed’ as she lives lifestyles ‘at the fringes of Hollywood along with her mom and sister.’ Sarah Jo’s international is grew to become the other way up ‘when she starts an affair along with her older employer’ Josh (performed by means of The Strolling Lifeless’s Jon Bernthal)

Complicated: Things are further complicated by the fact that Josh's wife Heather (played by Dunham) is currently pregnant with their second child

Difficult: Issues are additional difficult by means of the truth that Josh’s spouse Heather (performed by means of Dunham) is lately pregnant with their moment kid

The entire-length trailer offers lovers a transparent have a look at Sarah Jo’s sexual naïveté by means of opening on a scene of the nature the use of Google to observe ‘two folks having intercourse’ for the primary time.

Via narration, Sarah Jo recollects ‘having her heartbroken’ after rapidly falling in ‘love’ along with her employer Josh whilst taking care of his and spouse Heather’s special-needs kid.

She admits to her sister Treina (performed by means of Zola’s Taylour Paige) that she’s ‘by no means had a weigh down’ which most effective raises the stakes relating to her emotions for Josh.

Inexperienced: The full-length trailer gives fans a clear look at Sarah Jo's sexual naïveté by opening on a scene of the character using Google to watch 'two people having sex' for the first time

Green: The entire-length trailer offers lovers a transparent have a look at Sarah Jo’s sexual naïveté by means of opening on a scene of the nature the use of Google to observe ‘two folks having intercourse’ for the primary time

Through narration, Sarah Jo recalls 'having her heartbroken' after unexpectedly falling in 'love' with her employer Josh while caring for his and wife Heather's special-needs child

Via narration, Sarah Jo recollects ‘having her heartbroken’ after rapidly falling in ‘love’ along with her employer Josh whilst taking care of his and spouse Heather’s special-needs kid

Never had one: She admits to her sister Treina (played by Zola's Taylour Paige) that she's 'never had a crush' which only raises the stakes regarding her feelings for Josh

By no means had one: She admits to her sister Treina (performed by means of Zola’s Taylour Paige) that she’s ‘by no means had a weigh down’ which most effective raises the stakes relating to her emotions for Josh

Their loose spirited mom Marilyn (performed by means of Jennifer Jason Leigh) tells Sarah Jo simply how she’ll ‘know’ if her emotions for her ‘weigh down’ are reciprocated.

‘You wish to have to understand if he is in reality yours? Glance him within the eye and you assert…’ she says, with Sarah Jo completing the sentence as she bravely approaches Josh in his laundry room.

‘Do you to find me stunning?’ she asks.

Chatting with her in personal, Josh explains to Sarah Jo that as a result of he is ‘a dad and a husband’ that an affair between them ‘simply cannot occur.’

Advice: Their free spirited mother Marilyn (played by Jennifer Jason Leigh) tells Sarah Jo just how she'll 'know' if her feels for her 'crush' are reciprocated

Recommendation: Their loose spirited mom Marilyn (performed by means of Jennifer Jason Leigh) tells Sarah Jo simply how she’ll ‘know’ if her feels for her ‘weigh down’ are reciprocated

Brave: 'You want to know if he's really yours? Look him in the eye and you say...' she says, with Sarah Jo finishing the sentence as she bravely approaches Josh in his laundry room

Courageous: ‘You wish to have to understand if he is in reality yours? Glance him within the eye and you assert…’ she says, with Sarah Jo completing the sentence as she bravely approaches Josh in his laundry room

Can't happen: 'Do you find me beautiful?' she asks. Speaking to her in private, Josh explains to Sarah Jo that because he's 'a dad and a husband' that an affair 'just can't happen'

Can not occur: ‘Do you to find me stunning?’ she asks. Chatting with her in personal, Josh explains to Sarah Jo that as a result of he is ‘a dad and a husband’ that an affair ‘simply cannot occur’

However, after telling Sarah Jo how ‘superb’ he thinks she is, Josh seems to have a metamorphosis of center as he initiates sex along with her.

Because the affair progresses, Sarah Jo starts to understand that their dating is not anything multiple of lust, with out a promise of endlessly.

‘I give my frame and soul to this guy after which simply right away…,’ narrates Sarah Jo, who witnesses a groveling Josh express regret to his pregnant spouse sooner than kissing her as she sits only a few toes clear of them.

But, after telling Sarah Jo how 'wonderful' he thinks she is, Josh appears to have a change of heart as he seemingly initiates intercourse with her. As the affair progresses, Sarah Jo begins to realize that their relationship is nothing more than fleeting lust

However, after telling Sarah Jo how ‘superb’ he thinks she is, Josh seems to have a metamorphosis of center as he reputedly initiates sex along with her. Because the affair progresses, Sarah Jo starts to understand that their dating is not anything greater than fleeting lust

'I give my body and soul to this man and then just in an instant,' narrates Sarah Jo, who witnesses a groveling Josh apologize to his pregnant wife before kissing her with Sarah Jo just a few feet away from them

‘I give my frame and soul to this guy after which simply right away,’ narrates Sarah Jo, who witnesses a groveling Josh express regret to his pregnant spouse sooner than kissing her with Sarah Jo only a few toes clear of them

A flurry of sexually-charged scenes that display Sarah Jo within the thick of her affair with Josh, as neatly scenes showing her frustration surrounding her personal sexuality and self esteem, shut out the two-minute and thirty-second trailer.

Sharp Stick is Dunham’s first big-screen characteristic since her 2010 movie Tiny Furnishings, which she additionally wrote and starred in.

Chatting with Cut-off date right through January’s Sundance Movie Competition, the Women alum printed that she was once impressed to make Sharp Stick after observing ‘female-led motion pictures of the ’70s’ right through the coronavirus pandemic. 

Like the ones motion pictures, Dunham sought after to discover ‘feminine sexuality’ from a ‘feminine standpoint.’

Female-led: Sharp Stick is Dunham's first big-screen feature since her 2010 film Tiny Furniture, which she also starred in. Speaking to Deadline during January's Sundance Film Festival, the Girls alum revealed that she was inspired to make Sharp Stick after watching 'female-led films of the '70s' during the coronavirus pandemic; Kristine Froseth pictured

Feminine-led: Sharp Stick is Dunham’s first big-screen characteristic since her 2010 movie Tiny Furnishings, which she additionally starred in. Chatting with Cut-off date right through January’s Sundance Movie Competition, the Women alum printed that she was once impressed to make Sharp Stick after observing ‘female-led motion pictures of the ’70s’ right through the coronavirus pandemic; Kristine Froseth pictured

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