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‘The Lost Daughter’ Filmmaker Maggie Gyllenhaal & Editor Affonso Goncalves On Pic’s Enigmatic Ending – Crew Call Podcast

Spoiler Alert: The description below has spoilers about the Netflix movie The Misplaced Daughter

After a lengthy, darkish hump into her soul at a Greek seaside resort, does Olivia Colman’s Leda in truth die on the discontinue?

She is stabbed by Nina, the younger mom she’s brooding about, but then…


“Every person is so into this,” beams the pic’s director, producer, and creator Maggie Gyllenhaal who makes her characteristic directorial debut right here with the variation of the Elena Ferrante fresh.

“I don’t want to position the leisure to mattress, essentially the most tremendous thing I’d negate, right here is no longer a movie that’s making an are trying to punish this girl,” Gyllenhaal says on nowadays’s Crew Name, “Here’s a movie about making an are trying to attain, and love and empathize with somebody who does one thing so painful, that causes so worthy disaster to her and the kids she loves that it’s virtually unbearable.”

“We’re no longer asserting you jog exterior the field and you collect punished,” says Gyllenhaal.

Dakota Johnson, left, and Olivia Colman in “The Misplaced Daughter.”
Yannis Drakoulidis/Netflix

In Misplaced Daughter, Leda becomes consumed with a younger mom and daughter as she watches them on the shoreline. Scared by their compelling relationship, (and their raucous and menacing extended family), she is overwhelmed by her catch recollections of the apprehension, confusion and depth of early motherhood. An impulsive act shocks Leda into the fresh and ominous world of her catch mind, where she is forced to face the unconventional decisions she made as a younger mom and their penalties.

“She’s a hero consequently of unlike a bunch of us, she’s courageous sufficient to glance on the darkest, most painful piece of herself and when she does, she finds as veritably occurs, barely of bit of of life there.”

We consult with Gyllenhaal and her editor Affonso Gonçalves on how they honed a deft dramatic movie at some stage within the pandemic, how they at remaining knew they had a remaining decrease, and developing part of labor that’s varied from Ferrante’s tome.

“It’s a dialog that we’re having with the e book” provides the filmmaker.

Colman is up for Simplest Actress on the SAG Awards, and used to be nominated within the Drama Movie Lead Actress class on the Golden Globes with Gyllenhaal also nominated as director. Gyllenhaal won Simplest Screenplay on the Venice Film Competition.

Hear to our dialog below:

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