Shiva Baby Movie

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A young woman struggles to keep up different versions of herself when she runs into her sugar daddy and her ex-girlfriend at a shiva with her parents.

Who's Involved:

Lizzie Shapiro, Dianna Agron, Danny Deferrari, Kieran Altmann, Fred Melamed, Molly Gordon, Polly Draper, Emma Seligman, Rachel Sennott, Katie Schiller

Release Date:

Friday, April 2, 2021 (Limited)


Runtime: 1 hr, 18 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

A near college graduate, Danielle, gets paid by her sugar daddy and rushes to meet her neurotic parents at a family shiva. Upon arrival, she is accosted by various estranged relatives about her appearance and lack of post-grad plans, while her confident ex-girlfriend, Maya, is applauded by everyone for getting into law school. Danielle's day takes an unexpected turn when her sugar daddy, Max, arrives at the shiva with his accomplished wife, Kim, and crying baby. As the day unfolds, Danielle struggles to keep up different versions of herself, fend off pressures from her family and confront her insecurities without completely losing it.

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Who stars in Shiva Baby: Cast List


"Am I OK?" , "Good Boys"  

"I Am Number Four" , "Glee: The 3D Concert Movie"  


"Second Best"  

"The Vigil" , "Lying And Stealing"  

Who's making Shiva Baby: Crew List

A look at the Shiva Baby behind-the-scenes crew and production team.


Emma Seligman


Kieran Altmann
Katie Schiller
Lizzie Shapiro



Production Companies

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Production: What we know about Shiva Baby?

Filming Timeline

  1. February 2021: The film was in Completed status.

Shiva Baby Release Date: When was the film released?

Shiva Baby was released in 2021 on Friday, April 2, 2021 (Limited release). There were 9 other movies released on the same date, including French Exit, The Girl Who Believes in Miracles and The Unholy.

Released; Now Playing Get Showtimes Buy Tickets

On DVD & Blu-ray Estimated; not official

June 2021

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