Cutie and The Boxer is a love story that explores the chaotic forty-year marriage of New York-based Japanese artists Ushio and Noriko Shinohara, offering a candid look at two headstrong yet ultimately complimentary personalities.
Zachary Heinzerling has worked on several documentaries for HBO, including three Emmy-Award winners, as a Field Producer and DP. Other DP credits include spots for MTV, Pitchfork TV, and Esquire Magazine.
Lydia Dean Pilcher has produced over 27 feature films and is currently preparing to produce The Reluctant Fundamentalist, based on the highly acclaimed novel by Mohsin Hamid, to be directed by Mira Nair.
Sierra Pettengill most recently was the Associate Producer of HBO’s Wartorn: 1861 – 2010. For PBS, she was the Associate Producer of the Emmy-nominated Walt Whitman, as well as Triangle Fire and Buffalo Bill.
"My goal is to absorb the audience in the raw spirit that emanates from my subjects, while allowing the complexities and subtleties of their relationship and history to unfold naturally."