Oscar-winning actress Olivia Colman, known for her roles in The favorite Y The crown, has joined the book to adapt to the big screen of The lost daughter. The film is being directed and adapted by Maggie Gyllenhaal in her directorial debut. The novel was written by Elena Ferrante and tells the story of a woman who faces the problems of her past.
Colman joins the cast previously Jessie Buckley (wild Rose, Judy), Dakota Johnson (Bad times at the Royale, Peanut Butter Hawk) Y Peter Sarsgaard (Garden state, The seven magnificents)
The variety provides the following synopsis:
"The lost daughter" tells the story of a university professor (Colman) whose own psychological trauma begins to resurface after meeting a woman (Johnson) and her little daughter during the summer holidays.
This is what Gyllenhaal said about taking on the story:
“When I finished reading Elena Ferrante's lost daughter, I felt that something secret and true had been said aloud. And that bothered me and comforted me. I immediately thought how much more intense the experience would be in a movie theater, with other people around. And I started working on this adaptation. It seems to me that the script has attracted other people interested in exploring these secret truths about motherhood, sexuality, femininity, desire. And I am delighted to continue my collaboration with such brave and exciting actors and filmmakers. "
The lost daughter It is currently in preproduction. Has this story and / or cast intrigued you about this movie?