Thu 6 - Sun 23 Jan

The Lost Daughter

Cert. 15

New Releases

121 Mins

in English

GRE/UK/USA/ISR | 2020 | dir. Maggie Gyllenhaal with Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley, Dakota Johnson, Ed Harris, Peter Sarsgaard

In this remarkable adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s eponymous novel – which won her the Best screenplay award at the Venice Film Festival – Maggie Gyllenhaal offers a daring psychological drama that challenges conventional thinking about motherhood. Alone on a seaside vacation, Leda (Olivia Colman) becomes consumed with a young mother and daughter as she watches them on the beach. Unnerved by their compelling relationship, Leda is overwhelmed by her own memories of the terror, confusion and intensity of early motherhood. An impulsive act shocks her into the strange and ominous world of her own mind, where she is forced to face the choices she made as a young mother.
 
Special Reclaim The Frame screening on 8 Jan which includes a pre-recorded introduction with writer-director Maggie Gyllenhaal

The mission of Reclaim the Frame is to re-tell the story of cinema by drawing ever greater audiences to films by women & non-binary creatives, re-claiming cinema as a truer reflection of the world we live in.
Anyone can join the Reclaim The Frame mission, find out more here

Reclaim The Frame is run by charity Birds’ Eye View, and backed by the BFI’s Audience Fund.

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