“Like the book it’s adapted from, this film is brilliant. Grace and Grit will

shake you, and maybe even awaken you in some way. This movie is a must-see, especially for anyone interested in love or consciousness.”

~ John Mackey, Founder of Whole Foods

“Like The Tree of Life or The Fountain, Grace and Grit is a movie that takes you on

a spiritual journey into the depths of love, and then beyond. Sebastian Siegel is a dexterous

and original director, his movie is transcendent storytelling at its best.”

~ Alex Grey, Founder of CoSM


Mena Suvari                Stuart Townsend

Frances Fisher 

Rebekah Graf

Nick Stahl

Lydia Hearst

and  Mariel Hemingway

written & directed by Sebastian Siegel

“the most comprehensive philosophical thinker of our times”

~ Tony Schwartz from The New York Times, Newsweek, Esquire

“Nobody is integrating the sciences and spiritual knowledge with Wilber’s

scope and power... history making.”

~ Michael Murphy, cofounder Esalen

“[Grace and Grit] two voices, very much in love as they seek to find their way together...

a complex tale, a moving story that opens up many vistas”

~ NYU School of Medicine

“Siegel has transformed the original book into an effortless masterpiece.”

~ BASIC Magazine

“A singular achievement... it succeeds as a love story,

and a survey of the world’s mystical traditions”

~ Natural Health

“A tremendously moving love story”

~ Publishers Weekly

UPDATE:  Grace and Grit has removed entries from solely virtual festivals in order to World Premiere

in-theatre. The film is noted for entry by key festivals determining theatrical dates around reopening

in late 2020 and early 2021. (LAFF, SIFF, and The Catalina Film Festival are anticipating in-theatre

dates early in 2021). Grace and Grit has been pre-selected to win the following awards

at the IFS Los Angeles Film Festival:

Winner: Best Picture, dir Sebastian Siegel

Winner: Best Actress, Mena Suvari

Winner: Best Supporting Actress, Mariel Hemingway

Winner: Best Supporting Actor, Nick Stahl

“Grace and Grit is an epic love story. Sebastian’s adaptation

of this powerful book stays true to the source... this movie is a testament

to the transformative powers of love.”

~ Marianne Williamson

“Ken Wilber is the most extraordinary mind of our times...

read everything he writes - it will change your life”

~ Deepak Chopra


“This film stays with you, it grabs you. Both lead actors give Oscar worthy performances.

Mena Suvari’s revelatory performance is haunting me days later. Siegel’s work isn’t constrained -

it feels expansive and creative. It’s not just incredibly intimate... it’s open and raw.”

~ Julia Ormond

“A rare book - a love story... masterfully woven”

~ Joan Borysenko, PhD