Directed by newcomer Sophie Brooks, THE BOY DOWNSTAIRS stars one of film and television's most promising young talents Zosia Mamet, whose most notable credit is HBO's multi Award Winning show, Girls. Alongside Mamet is Matthew Shear, who is a favourite of renowned director Noah Baumbach, having featured in Mistress America, While We're Young and The Meyerowitz Stories. We will also see Shear later this year in the highly anticipated television series The Alienist.
THE BOY DOWNSTAIRS tells the story of Diana (Zosia Mamet), who moves back to New York City after a few years in London and finds what seems to be the perfect Brooklyn apartment to start fresh. However, on the first night in her new home she discovers her ex-boyfriend (Matthew Shear) lives in the apartment below hers. After an awkward first encounter, Diana proclaims her intentions for a genuine friendship, but as things progresses and old wounds are reopened, she is forced to confront the true nature of her feelings. Check out the trailer above.