The Eternal Daughter (2022)
Director: Joanna Hogg Run Time: 96 min. Rating: PG-13 Release Year: 2022
Starring: Alfie Sankey-Green, Carly-Sophia Davies, Joseph Mydell, Tilda Swinton, Zinnia Davies-Cooke
Country: United States, United Kingdom
About the film:
Golden Lion nominee, 2022 Venice Film Festival. North American Premiere, 2022 Toronto Film Festival.
An artist and her elderly mother confront long-buried secrets when they return to a former family home, now a hotel haunted by its mysterious past. Featuring a towering, deeply moving performance by Tilda Swinton, acclaimed filmmaker Joanna Hogg’s beguiling latest film is a brilliant and captivating exploration of parental relationships and the things we leave behind.
“the heartrending story of a woman trying to see her own ghost… a beautiful coda to Hogg’s materful couplet”
—David Ehrlich for IndieWire
About the filmmaker:
Joanna Hogg is a true creative force in independent cinema and one of the United Kingdom’s leading auteurs. She made her directorial and screenwriting feature film debut with Unrelated (2007), winner of the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize at the 2007 London Film Festival. After she helmed the critically acclaimed films Archipelago (2010) and Exhibition (2013), she crafted the intensely personal Sundance Grand Jury prize winner The Souvenir (2019), retelling the story of her relationship with an abusive older man while attending film school. The Souvenir: Part II, released in 2021, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and continues the story. Her haunting mystery The Eternal Daughter (2022) competed for the Golden Lion at the 2022 Venice International Film Festival.See our upcoming films