"Very, very moving and revealing.. told with great honesty and love" Mark Kermode, BBC5, Top 5 Pick

“Lovely, personal and abjectly honest… Very funny and poignant.” Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian ★★★★

"Candid introspection and self-interrogation... profoundly moving." Wendy Ide, Observer★★★★

"Shows feeling like sudden light shows colour" Little White Lies

"An entirely new kind of documentary." The Upcoming ★★★★

"Compelling and revealing" Larushka Ivan-Zadeh, Metro ★★★★

“Moving, insightful and beautifully crafted.” David Calhoun, Time Out ★★★★

"An ascendant sincerity... A fascinating insight into modern fatherhood, male identity, and cultural expectation" Daniel Palmer, Film Inquiry

"A lightness of touch, poetry even... Most unusual" The Arts Desk ★★★★

A married couple (writer Devorah Baum & filmmaker Josh Appignanesi, The Infidel) turn the camera on themselves as they undergo the sometimes hilarious ordeal of becoming parents in our era of IVF, late reproduction, and the crisis of masculinity. But when life-threatening complications hit, they’re tested to the brink. What emerges is an intimate, moving portrait of a generation going through a revolution that no-one’s talking about.

En route we encounter the likes of Zadie Smith, John Berger, Antony Gormley, Slavoj Žižek, Darian Leader (20,000 Days on Earth), David Schneider, and Pulitzer Prize winner Hisham Matar.

It’s a film for anyone who has children, is thinking of having them, or still feels like a child themselves.

Twitter: @TheNewManMovie

Supported by Wellcome Trust

ALL LISTINGS: thenewmanmovie.com

“The New Man is a film about maleness, parenthood, mortality, Jewishness and sex. If it had a bit about football, it might be my favourite ever.” David Baddiel

“Intimate, moving, painfully revealing - an extraordinary documentary and an exploration of what truly matters in a life and in a marriage.” Kamila Shamsie

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