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Juliet Stevenson drama 'Let Me Go' begins shoot

13 January 2016 2:31 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Project is based on the memoir of author Helga Schneider.

Drama Let Me Go, starring Juliet Stevenson (Bend It Like Beckham), has begun principal photography in Surrey, England.

Filming will continue for three weeks before moving to London and Vienna. The production will last five weeks.

Based on the memoir of Helga Schneider, the story follows the emotional journeys of four generations of women from the same family and how they suffer from a trauma created during the Second World War.

The script was written by Polly Steele (Lena: The Bride of Ice), who will also direct, and will star Stevenson as Schneider alongside Jodhi May (The Last of the Mohicans) and Lucy Boynton (Sing Street, Life in Squares).

New cast members announced include Éva Magyar (X-Men: First Class), Abhin Galeya (Exodus: Gods And Kings), Stanley Weber (The First Day of the Rest of Your Life), Simona Hughes (Woman In Gold) and Elizabeth Webster (Cockneys vs Zombies).

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Juliet Stevenson, Jodhi May Head Cast in Polly Steele’s ‘Let Me Go’

13 January 2016 12:01 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

London — Juliet Stevenson, who has been BAFTA nominated four times, is set to star in Polly Steele’s contemporary drama “Let Me Go,” which has just started to shoot. Radiohead drummer Philip Selway is composing the score.

Stevenson, whose credits include “Truly Madly Deeply,” is joined in the cast by Jodhi May (“Last of the Mohicans,” “The Other Boleyn Girl”), Lucy Boynton (“Sing Street”), Karin Bertling (“The Bridge,” “Wallander”) and Stanley Weber (“Not Another Happy Ending”). The film is written and directed by Steele, whose credits include the film “Lena — Bride of Ice” and TV show “Elton John — Tantrums and Tiaras,” from a true-life story by Helga Schneider, based on her best-selling memoir of the same name.

Let Me Go,” which is a story about mothers and daughters and abandonment, follows the emotional journeys of four generations of women from the same family and how they suffer from a trauma »

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