Sandra Bullock to play ex-convict in Nora Fingscheidt's Netflix film
The film marks Bullock's second collaboration with Netflix
Sandra Bullock is set to star in an untitled drama about the life of an ex-convict. Directed by Nora Fingscheidt, the film will be released on Netflix.
The story follows Bullock's character, who is released from prison after serving time for a violent crime. She re-enters a society that refuses to forgive her past mistakes. Facing severe judgment from her former friends and peers, her only hope for redemption is finding her estranged younger sister.
The film marks the second collaboration between Bullock and Netflix following Bird Box.
Fingschedit made her directorial debut with the film Systemsprenger (System Crasher), which premiered at the 2019 International Berlin Film Festival, where she won the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize for new perspectives in cinema. Since then the film has nabbed 24 international awards and was selected as Germany's international feature film entry for the 2020 Academy Awards.