The Listener

Tessa Thompson (Creed, Thor: Ragnarok) stars as a crisis helpline volunteer who comes to terms with her own demons over the course of one night. Directed by acting legend Steve Buscemi (Fargo, Reservoir Dogs).


Beth is a crisis helpline volunteer, responsible for fielding phone calls from the most lonely, hopeless, and desperate people across America. From one shift to the next, the stakes seem to rise: is this the day she will save a soul – or lose one?


Throughout the conversations of one emotionally perilous night, Beth’s own story comes to light, revealing her own past and the reasons why she feels compelled to do this work.


This critically acclaimed drama also features Logan Marshall-Green (The Invitation, Upgrade) and Rebecca Hall (The Gift, The Night House).

Director: Steve Buscemi (Animal Factory)
Producer: Steve Buscemi (Animal Factory), Lauren Hantz (Dinner in America), Oren Moverman (Passing), Suzanne Warren (Edge of Darkness)
Language: English
Writer: Alessandro Camon
Cast: Tessa Thompson, Rebecca Hall, Alia Shawkat, Margaret Cho, Derek Cecil, Blu del Barrio, Jamie Hector, Logan Marshall-Green
Genre: Drama
Country: United States
Runtime: 96 Minutes
Production Year: 2023