The film was submitted to the Cannes Film Festival in an unfinished state, and was completed only a few days before the first public screening. Lynne Ramsay subsequently said that the version shown in Cannes was unfinished.

The film received a seven-minute standing ovation at its Cannes Film Festival premiere.

Received a seven-minute standing ovation at its Cannes Film Festival premiere, on May 27, 2017. Lynne Ramsay won the award for Best Screenplay and Joaquin Phoenix won for Best Actor.

American author Jonathan Ames novella from 2013, adapted by Lynn Ramsay.

The film marks the second time Radiohead guitarist and Grammy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated composer Jonny Greenwood scored a Lynne Ramsay film (the previous being We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)). The film also marks the third time Joaquin Phoenix appeared in a film scored by Greenwood (the first two being Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master (2012) and Inherent Vice (2014)).

Critics deemed it a strong contender for the prestigious Palme d'Or award.

Made its North American premiere in the "Spotlight" category at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah on January 21, 2018.

Gala Screening on the 14th edition of Dubai International Film Festival, screened on 12th December 2017.