UPDATED APRIL 1: Jane Levy and Justin Chatwin star in the sci-fi musical, which Random plans to take on limited theatrical release in the US in the autumn. 

Jeffrey St Jules makes his feature directorial debut on the story of a young woman who lives in a quiet 1960’s town with her alcoholic father and dreams of a better life when there is a leak at the local chemical plant.

Bang Bang Baby earned the Best Canadian First Feature Film Award following its world premiere at Toronto 2014.

St. Jules won the Claude Jutra Award at the Canadian Screen Awards, while Chatwin was nominated for best supporting actors.

Search Engine Films holds Canadian rights.

  • An earlier version of this article stated Random Media held Canadian rights. The article was corrected on April 1.