Eva Husson’s adaptation of Graham Swift’s novel follows a maid in 1920s England as she plans a meeting with her secret lover.
On a warm spring day in 1924, housemaid Jane Fairchild (Odessa Young) finds herself alone on Mother’s Day. Her employers, Mr and Mrs Niven (Colin Firth and Olivia Colman), are out and she has the rare chance to spend an afternoon of abandon with Paul (Josh O’Connor), the boy from the manor house nearby—who is secretly Jane’s long-term love despite his engagement to another woman. But events that neither can foresee will change the course of Jane’s life forever.
Adapted by acclaimed director Eva Husson from Graham Swift’s novel, Mothering Sunday is an ‘exquisite drama’ (The Times) that is ‘meticulously shot and impeccably performed‘ (The Guardian).
- DIRECTOR: Eva Husson
- CAST: Odessa Young, Josh O’Connor, Olivia Colman, Colin Firth, Sope Dirisu