Sony Pictures has just made Iris K. Shim’s UMMA available On Demand. To celebrate, they have also released the first ten minutes of the film for everyone to watch. Make sure you check out the first ten minutes in the player below!
Umma, which is the Korean word for “mother,” follows Amanda (Sandra Oh) and her daughter (Fivel Stewart) living a quiet life on an American farm, but when the remains of her estranged mother arrive from Korea, Amanda becomes haunted by the fear of turning into her own mother.
UMMA stars Sandra Oh (“Killing Eve,” Turning Red), Fivel Stewart (“Atypical”, Hansel & Gretel), MeeWha Alana Lee (Equal Standard, Nettles), Tom Yi (The Purge, Alex of Venice), with Odeya Rush (The Giver, Dumplin’) and Dermot Mulroney (My Best Friend’s Wedding, “New Girl”).
The film is written and directed by Iris K. Shim (The House of Suh, Requiem for a Reboot).
UMMA is produced by Sam Raimi (Evil Dead, Crawl) and Zainab Azizi (Boy Kills World, 65). The film is executive produced by Peter Luo, Cheng Yang, Yedong Mu, Tao Zhou, André Øverdal, Matt Black, Marcei A. Brown, Jeanette Volturno, and Sandra Oh.
This film is rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association for the following reasons: terror, brief strong language, and some thematic elements.