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Herself

British director Phyllida Lloyd (Mamma Mia, The Iron Lady) brings sensitivity and subtlety to the story of a single mother rebuilding herself, and a home, after leaving an abusive relationship. An immensely moving portrait of healing and resilience, anchored by Clare Dunne’s lead performance and bolstered by the ever brilliant Brit Harriet Walter.

Directors

  • Phyllida Lloyd

Writers

  • Clare Dunne
  • Malcolm Campbell

Cast

  • Clare Dunne
  • Harriet Walter

Synopsis

Dublin-based mother Sandra (Clare Dunne) is struggling to provide a stable home for her two daughters after leaving an abusive relationship. With limited options and income, she decides to try and build her own house. Finding support in some new friends and her employer Peggy (Harriet Walter), she hopes to finally create a space where she feels safe.