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Tammy’s Always Dying on May 1

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Tammy’s Always Dying on May 1
by Staff

(April 2, 2020 – Toronto, ON) As the closure of cinemas across Canada continues during the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more movies are finding ways to reach a paying audience. Acute Media, the company behind Amy Jo Johnson’s Tammy’s Always Dying joins others in opting for a Pay-per-View model. Beginning May 1st the feature, which stars Felicity Huffman, will be available for rental and purchase through On Demand and various Digital sources including these Canadian platforms: Rogers, Bell, Telus, Shaw, Sasktel, Cogeco, iTunes, Sony Playstation, MTS, Microsoft Video and Google Sony.

Tammy’s Always Dying, which premiered at the 2019 Toronto Film Festival, is a dark comedy based on a script by Joanne Sarazen. Huffman portrays Tammy, a charismatic, yet self-destructive mother to 35-year-old Catherine, played by Anastasia Phillips, whose role as a caregiver changes when Tammy is diagnosed with terminal cancer. Catherine eventually recruits a talk show agent to help profit from her mother’s miserable life story. But as Tammy’s death becomes her daughter’s only way out, one problem stands in her way: Tammy just won’t die.

Costars include Clark Johnson, Lauren Holly, Aaron Ashmore and Kristian Bruun. Tammy’s Always Dying was produced by Jessica Adams and Harry Cherniak, who previously teamed up on Astronaut starring Richard Dreyfus.

Learn more about Tammy’s Always Dying.