Release dateAugust 7, 2009 (2009-08-07) ProducersDia Sokol, Ethan Vogt, Peggy Chen CastTilly Hatcher (Jeannie), Maggie Hatcher (Lauren), Alex Karpovsky Similar moviesFish Tank, Jupiter Ascending, Factory Girl, The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things, Pitch Perfect 2, At the Edge of the Abyss
Beeswax official trailer
Beeswax is a 2009 American mumblecore film written and directed by Andrew Bujalski. The film examines a few days in the life of twins, played by real-life sisters Tilly and Maggie Hatcher.
It premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival and had a limited theatrical release in the United States on August 7, 2009.
Tilly Hatcher as Jeannie
Maggie Hatcher as Lauren
Anne Dodge as Amanda
Alex Karpovsky as Merrill
Katy O'Connor as Corinne
David Zellner as Scott
The film opened to mixed reviews. Review aggregate Rotten Tomatoes reports that 73% of 45 critics gave the film a positive review, with an average score of 6.7/10. The website reported the critical consensus warned that "Andrew Bujalski's third effort will test the patience of some filmgoers", but lauded the film as "a warm, funny, and honest introduction to the mumblecore movement". Review aggregator Metacritic assigned the film a weighted average score of 70 (out of 100) based on 14 reviews from mainstream critics, considered to be "generally favorable reviews."
Beeswax was released on DVD by The Cinema Guild on April 6, 2010.