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British filmmaker Mahalia Belo directs this poetic portrayal of family survival. Based on the novel by British author Megan Hunter and adapted by the UK’s Alice Birch, this thoughtful and haunting drama features compelling performances from British actors Jodie Comer, Joel Fry and Benedict Cumberbatch. Co-produced by UK companies BBC Film, BFI Film Fund, Anton, Hera Pictures and SunnyMarch.

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A new mother (Jodie Comer) comes to terms with the realities of parenthood as an environmental crisis sees mass flooding hit London, making her family home unliveable. Together with her husband (Joel Fry), they are forced to flee up north to safety.