Welcome to Me
A woman with borderline personality disorder (Kristen Wiig) wins the Mega-Millions and - much to the dismay of her parents, therapist, gay ex-husband and local TV station - uses the winnings to fund her lifelong dream of becoming the next Oprah.
Film clip: What do you want to talk about?
The most original, incredible and strange piece of material I had ever read...
Production notes: About the film
Film clip: Like Oprah but with a swan boat
Interview: Kristen Wiig TIME interview
Film clip: Cause and effect
Stills: Scene shots
It’s really hard to imagine anyone else doing it...
Interview: Director Shira Piven
I would say she’s a projection of maybe the darkest, strangest parts of me...
Interview: Writer Eliot Laurence
Q&A: TIFF Industry 2014
I love the script, I love the writer, I love the character...
Interview: Kristen Wiig & IndieWire
Cast: Kristen Wiig
Cast: Wes Bentley
Cast: Linda Cardellini
Cast: Joan Cusack
Cast: Loretta Devine
Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh
Cast: James Marsden
Cast: Tim Robbins
Cast: Alan Tudyk
Crew: Shira Piven
Crew: Eliot Laurence
Crew: Jessica Elbaum
Crew: Will Ferrell
Crew: Aaron L. Gilbert
Crew: Adam McKay
Crew: Margot Hand
It's like an indie Anchorman
The Village Voice
Kristen Wiig gives a tour de force performance...one of her best roles to date
A splendid showcase for the brilliant actress
A magnificent, terrifying, hilarious voyage into madness...one of the biggest movie surprises of 2015
The movie’s idiosyncratic delights pack a wild metaphorical punch...flashes of strange genius
The New Yorker
By turns touching, amusing and genuinely disturbing, it defies expectations and easy categorization
The New York Times
An unsettling comedy, and I mean that in the best possible way. Welcome to Me is a non-Hollywood portrayal of crippling weirdness. This is brave
Globe & Mail
There's dark comedy, and then there's take-no-prisoners, dare-you-to-keep-looking dark comedy...
Welcome To Me is happy at times, sad at others, funny and shocking, and a joy to watch...
Wiig manages to make Alice funny as hell, endearing, sad and sometimes a little frightening
A simple yet comically fertile premise. Wiig tears into a role that plays to her deadpan gifts
A dark comedy that succeeds on its own itchy terms...
The Hollywood Reporter
This tragicomic oddity is that rarest of birds: a genuinely funny movie about mental illness
A challenging piece of comedy that ventures straight into the heart of darkness on the back of a giant swan...
A humorous if occasionally horrific pitch-black satire
Toronto International Film Festival
Edinburgh International Film Festival
Winner: Top Ten Independent Films
The National Board of Review
Nominated: Best Actress
|Genres||Comedy, Drama, Feature|
|Cast||Kristen Wiig, Wes Bentley, Linda Cardellini, Joan Cusack, Loretta Devine, Jennifer Jason Leigh, James Marsden, Alan Tudyk, Tim Robbins, Thomas Mann|
|Producer||Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Adam McKay, Jessica Elbaum, Aaron L. Gilbert, Marina Grasic|
|Country of origin||United States|
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