A Mouthful of Air Arrives on Home Video

Julie Davis (Amanda Seyfried) in A MOUTHFUL OF AIR. Courtesy of Sony.

Amy Koppelman adapts her 2003 novel of the same name, A Mouthful of Air, into a feature film starring Amanda Seyfried and Finn Wittrock.

In any other year, Amanda Seyfried would be in the conversation for Best Actress in a Leading Role. However, the studio didn’t really push the film ahead of its theatrical release in late October. Case in point: there were barely over twenty critic reviews on Rotten Tomatoes as of the other day. I have a strict no promo/public screening policy during the pandemic. As such, I’m only watching the film now that it’s finally on home video. While I don’t think that Seyfried would have made it onto any of my awards nomination ballots, the actress still delivers one of the best performances from last year.

I personally can’t speak to the issue of post-partum depression but it’s something that we need to start seeing more and more on screen.


Julie Davis, warm, kind, and loving to her husband and child, is a bestselling children’s author. While her books deal with unlocking childhood fears, she has yet to unlock the dark secret that has haunted her own life. But when her second child is born, events occur that bring that secret to the fore, and with it, a crushing, powerful battle to survive.

CAST: Amanda Seyfried, Finn Wittrock, Jennifer Carpenter, Michael Gaston, with Amy Irving and Paul Giamatti

Stage 6 Films released the film on October 29, 2021. The film is now available on Digital and VOD.

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Danielle Solzman

Danielle Solzman is native of Louisville, KY, and holds a BA in Public Relations from Northern Kentucky University and a MA in Media Communications from Webster University. She roots for her beloved Kentucky Wildcats, St. Louis Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts, and Boston Celtics. Living less than a mile away from Wrigley Field in Chicago, she is an active reader (sports/entertainment/history/biographies/select fiction) and involved with the Chicago improv scene. She also sees many movies and reviews them. She has previously written for Redbird Rants, Wildcat Blue Nation, and Hidden Remote/Flicksided. From April 2016 through May 2017, her film reviews can be found on Creators.