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Andrew Garfield stayed in character in between takes. Claire Foy would even scratch his itches.
Directorial debut of Andy Serkis.
Andy Serkis has stated that this film was a labor of love in that the story depicts the real-life odyssey of Robin and Diana Cavendish, the parents of his friend and business partner Jonathan Cavendish.
Three wheelchairs were made by Teddy Hall, he named them the 'Cavendish' wheelchair. Teddy Hall built the original chairs with his own money. He had a considerable amount of money because his grandfather discovered the largest lump of gold to be found at the time in Australia.
Jonathan Cavendish, Robin's son, is a film producer and is one of the producers on this film.
Reunites Hugh Bonneville and Ed Speleers. They both starred together in Downton Abbey (2010).
Parts of this film were shot at Royal Air Force Benson.
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Robin Cavendish was an MBE for services to the disabled in 1975.
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Part of the movie is shot in Hluhluwe South Africa.
The real Diana Cavendish (who is played by Claire Foy in the film), was present during much of the filming. She was 83 at the time and traveled to all the filming locations with the production.
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Interior and exterior scenes were shot at Hatfield House in Hertfordshire, England.
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At the end of the film there are some short sequences of Super 8 footage of the real Cavendish family, including Robin and Diana on their wedding day and a family outing to a beach with Robin in his wheelchair.
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Diana Rigg, Dean-Charles Chapman, and Roger Ashton-Griffiths all starred together in HBO's hit series Game of Thrones (2011).
In the DVD commentary Jonathan Cavendish states that the song "True Love" from High Society which is played during a repeated scene of Robin and Diana kissing in front of an African sunset was a favourite of his parents in real life.
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Claire Foy and Andy Serkis have worked together before in Little Dorrit (2008).
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Tom Hollander plays both of a pair of twins. Andrew Garfield previously appeared in The Social Network (2010), in which Armie Hammer also plays twins.
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Andrew Garfield, Diana Rigg, Miranda Raison, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, and Hugh Bonneville have all been guest stars on Doctor Who (2005). Garfield and Raison guest starred in the same 2-parter episodes in Series 3 ("Daleks in Manhattan" / "Evolution of the Daleks").
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