The Lost Daughter

The Lost Daughter

The Lost Daughter

The great Olivia Colman is a woman whose quiet seaside vacation takes an unsettling turn when her fixation on a young mother staying at a nearby villa awakens memories from her past. Written and directed by Maggie Gyllenhaal, based on the novel by Elena Ferrante.

2021Rating: 16, L N S V121 minsUSA, Greece, Israel, UKEndeavor Content
DramaFestival & Independent

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The Lost Daughter | Awards

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Best Screenplay winner at Venice Film Festival 2021.

The Lost Daughter | Reviews

What’s so effective about Maggie Gyllenhaal’s character study is how single-minded its protagonist is...the script pierces with sharp insight.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

A supremely confident feature directing debut...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A sensitively observed though sharp-edged adaptation...

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The Guardian

The Guardian

This is Colman’s stage and her tragedy. You can’t take your eyes off her for a second.

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The Telegraph

The Telegraph

It's a worthy adaptation - murkily funny, shiveringly intimate drama...

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Gyllenhaal’s take on Ferrante’s novel is so electric it feels born a movie...

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

It may not all add up but this is an ambitious and taboo-tackling first feature...

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The Times

The Times

A hugely confident debut from a director to watch, buttressed by a screen talent performing at her peak.

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

By the movie’s end, you feel you’ve come to know a complex and wholly believable human being.

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Financial Times

Financial Times

Gyllenhaal... makes an impressive debut as both writer and director.

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