Ericka Roe ('Amy'), Esosa Ighodaro ('Sandra's Solicitor'), Mabel Chah ('Yawande') and Frank Prendergast ('Dave') are cast in Claire Dunne's feature film HERSELF which received its Irish premiere at this years Virgin Media International Film Festival..
The female-led drama is directed by Phyllida Lloyd (Mamma Mia!, The Iron Lady). 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 later this year.