One of the many films to premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival was Song One, the directorial debut of Kate Barker-Froyland. The film stars Anne Hathaway as a young woman who returns home after her brother is injured (Ben Rosenfield) and romantically connects with his favorite musician (Johnny Flynn). Set against the backdrop of the Brooklyn music scene, Song One also stars Mary Steenburgen as Hathaway’s mom, which is perfect casting. The film also features original music by Jenny Lewis & Johnathan Rice.
The day after the premiere, I landed an exclusive video interview with Hathaway and Steenburgen. They talked about why they wanted to be involved in the project, how the cast came together, what changed from the page to the screen, Sundance, and more. In addition, Song One is the first film Hathaway has produced, so she also talked about her producing duties. Hit the jump to watch.