Ericka Roe ('Amy'), Esosa Ighodaro ('Sandra's Solicitor'), Mabel Chah ('Yawande') and Frank Prendergast ('Dave') are cast in Clare Dunne's feature film HERSELF which will receive its Irish premiere at this years Virgin Media International Film Festival..
The Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival Closing Gala will be Herself. The female-led drama directed by Phyllida Lloyd (Mamma Mia!, The Iron Lady) fresh from its world premiere at Sundance 2020. Herself centres on Sandra (Clare Dunne), a mother who looks to build her life from scratch in order to provide a happy home for her two young daughters, away from a possessive ex-partner.
Produced by Element Pictures and Merman Films, the film was backed by Screen IrelandFís Éireann/Screen Ireland (FÉ/SI) is the national development agency for Irish film making and the Irish film, television and animation industry., BBC Films and the BFI (with National Lottery funding). It will be jointly released to Irish and UK cinemas by Element Distribution and Picturehouse Entertainment next year.