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Marmalade (2024)

The Story

In “Marmalade” (2024), director Keir O’Donnell weaves a captivating crime-tinged romance that delves into the complexities of human desire and desperation. Baron, recently incarcerated for unknown reasons, finds solace in weaving a captivating tale for his cunning cellmate, Otis. The story revolves around Baron’s past life, where he meets the alluring Marmalade, and their whirlwind romance blossoms amidst his struggle to help his ailing mother. Driven by love and desperation, Baron and Marmalade devise a daring bank heist, a high-stakes gamble fueled by their love and desire for a better life. Their plan, however, leads them down a dangerous path riddled with unforeseen consequences.

Beyond the thrill of the heist, “Marmalade” offers a nuanced exploration of social commentary. We see Baron, confined within the unforgiving walls of the prison, forced to confront his past choices and the societal circumstances that ultimately led him there. Marmalade, too, grapples with societal pressures and limitations as she navigates a world that expects her to conform. Their partnership, born out of circumstance and fueled by shared desires, challenges societal norms and raises questions about free will, second chances, and the pursuit of happiness even in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds. 

As the narrative unfolds, the film transcends the confines of a simple heist story, prompting viewers to contemplate the complexities of human motivation, the allure of risk-taking, and the enduring power of love in the face of adversity.


The Deets

Runtime: 1h 40m
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery & thriller, Romance
Original Language: English
Release Date (theaters): Feb 9, 2024  Limited
Release Date (Streaming): Feb 9, 2024

Main Cast

Joe Keery as Baron
Camila Morrone as Marmalade
Aldis Hodge as Otis

Production & Crew

Distributor: Brainstorm Media
Production Co: Signature Films, Tea Shop Productions
Director(s): Keir O’Donnell
Producer(s): Marc Goldberg, Jason Shapiro, James Harris, Mark Lane, Sarah Gabriel
Writer(s): Keir O’Donnell
Cinematography: Polly Morgan
Music: Brooke Blair, Will Blair
Editor: Stewart Reeves
Hair/Makeup Lead(s): Brenda Torre
Costumes: Megan Spatz

The Trailer

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