Bulldog Film Distribution have sent us the UK Trailer for Gwen starring Maxine Peake and Eleanor Worthington-Cox.
The Welsh based gothic period drama made its World Premiere at 2018 Toronto Film Festival and next month will get it’s UK cinematic release. The film also marks the directorial feature debut, after many years in television (Poldark and Misfits). Since its world premiere the film has collected some impressive reviews with many complementing Eleanor Worthington-Cox‘s breakout performance.
Gwen tells the story of an young girl struggling to keep her home together. Her mother hit with an mysterious illness and father nowhere to be seen. When a ruthless mining company and locals turn on her , darkness begins to take a grip.
Snowdonia, Wales may look stark, there’s a sense of natural beauty to it too…
In the stark beauty of 19th Century Snowdonia a young girl, Gwen, tries desperately to hold her home together. Struggling with her mother’s mysterious illness, her father’s absence and a ruthless mining company encroaching on their land, a growing darkness begins to take grip of her home, and the suspicious local community turns on Gwen and her family.
The film also stars Richard Harrington, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Jodie Innes and Mark Lewis Jones. Gwen will be released in UK and Irish Cinemas from 19th July. The film will also make its UK Premiere at Edinburgh Film Festival on 23rd then again on 25th June [more info].