Based on the novel of the same name by Elena Ferrantearrives on the first tv on Sky Cinema and streamed on NOW the film directed and written by Maggie Gyllenhaal, The dark daughteralso known by its international title The Lost Daughter.
The film, which will air tomorrow Wednesday 4 January at 21.15 on Sky Cinema Duestreaming on NOW and also available on demand in 4K quality, is interpreted by Olivia Coleman, Dakota Johnson, Jessie Buckley, Ed Harris and Peter Sarsgaard. The story, set during a beach holiday alone, is that of Leda (Olivia Colman), who becomes intrigued and fascinated by a young mother (Dakota Johnson) and her little daughter as she watches them on the beach: disturbed by their irresistible relationship and from their boisterous and menacing extended family, Leda is overwhelmed by her own personal memories of the feelings of dread, confusion, and intensity tried in the early stages of motherhood. An impulsive gesture shocks Leda and thrusts her into the strange and sinister world of her own mind, where she is forced to face the unconventional choices she made as a young mother and their consequences. For more insights, watch the trailer for The Dark Daughter.
The dark daughter was presented at the Venice Film Festival 2021, where it won the Best Screenplay Award. It was also nominated for three Academy Awards during the 2022 Oscars, where it competed in the categories for Best Screenplay (for Maggie Gyllenhaal), Best Actress (for Olivia Colman) and Best Supporting Actress (for Jessie Buckley).
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