by Scottie Andrew, CNN
Thu June 2, 2022
(CNN) During the making of "Obvious Child," director/screenwriter Gillian Robespierre had a few balls in the air.
Would Jenny Slate's Donna, a fledgling stand-up comedian with a penchant for potty humor, end up with Jake Lacy's buttoned-up Max? And would Robespierre find investors who'd trust her to make the movie she wanted as a first-time filmmaker?