by Niza Metoyer

November marks the release of Weightless by Canadian director Jaron Albertin starring Alessandro Nivola, Julianne Nicholson, and Johnny Knoxville. The haunting drama showcases a man who finds himself responsible for a 10-year-old. The man played by Alessandro Nivola lived his life on in the margins of society, barely able to take care of himself the film follows the journey as he struggles to bond with the child.

Weightless will be Albertin’s feature film directorial debut co-written by BAFTA and Tony-winning playwright Enda Walsh. Albertin has had numerous successes in the video and commercial world. Winning the prestigious award for advertising, the Palm d’Or at Cannes for his directorial work on Under Armour’s I Will What I Want campaign with Gisele Bündchen along with other accolades.