Two-time Oscar® nominee Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman, An Education) and Emmy nominee Zoe Kazan (The Plot Against America, The Big Sick) star as New York Times reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor , who together published one of the most important stories of a generation—a story that shattered decades of silence around the topic of sexual assault in Hollywood and caused a change in American culture that continues to this day.
From the Oscar®-winning producers of 12 Years a Slave, Moonlight, Minari, Selma and The Big Short and the Oscar®-nominated producer of Zero Dark Thirty and American Hustle, the film is based on the New York Times investigation by Jodi Kantor, Megan Twohey, and Rebecca Corbett and on the New York Times bestseller, She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey.
A testament to the incalculable importance of investigative journalism, “She Says” details the journey of reporters and editors engaged in the relentless search for the truth and highlights the courage of survivors and witnesses who chose to come forward to prevent an accused serial predator from do harm Together, their commitment and strength of character ignited a global conversation, helped propel the #MeToo movement, and fueled a reckoning of the system that allowed him to plead guilty.
At its core, “That’s What She Says” is a true and inspiring story about people, many of them women, many of them mothers, who mustered the courage to speak up and seek justice, not just for themselves, but for those of the future, both in the United States and around the world. The film is a compelling and moving reminder of the power of individual people, armed with determination and courage, to change the world together.