The Verdict: See What Critics Said About James Lapine Film Custody

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Viola Davis and Raúl Esparza are among the theatre stars featured in the family court drama.
Viola Davis in <i>Custody</i>
Viola Davis in Custody Paul Sarkis

Custody, the new film written and directed by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner James Lapine, is having its world premiere as part of the Tribeca Film Festival in New York.

The cast features Oscar nominee Viola Davis, Oscar nominee Catalina Sandino Moreno, Golden Globe nominee Hayden Panettiere and Oscar winner Ellen Burstyn with Tony Award nominees Tony Shalhoub and Raúl Esparza and Tony winner Dan Fogler.

Critics are filing their reviews. Playbill.com will add more links as reviews are posted:

The Guardian

Hollywood Reporter

USA Today

The Wrap

The film, according to production notes, “explores the lives of three New York City women, each from different socio-economic backgrounds whose lives unexpectedly intersect at NY Family Court.”

Custody is presented by Lucky Monkey Pictures, Ju Vee Productions, Mustard & Co and The Greenlight Group. The film is produced by Lauren Versel, Katie Mustard, Lapine and Roy Furman. Executive producers are Viola Davis, Julius Tennon, Daryl Roth, Sandy Robertson, Gregory P. Shockro, Jeff Elliot and Chad Moore.

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