• Thu. Feb 29th, 2024
“Herself” is a 2021 drama film directed by . The film tells the story of a young mother named Sandra, who escapes from her abusive husband and decides to build her own house for her and her two daughters. With the help of a community of volunteers, Sandra sets out to build her dream home from scratch, all while dealing with the trauma of her past and navigating a complex legal system.

The film received critical acclaim for its powerful and timely themes, including domestic abuse, trauma, and the power of community. The lead actress, , who also co-wrote the screenplay, was praised for her nuanced and emotional portrayal of Sandra.

“Herself” won several awards, including the Best Irish Film award at the Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards and the Audience Award at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. The film was also nominated for the Best British Independent Film category at the 2021 British Independent Film Awards.

Overall, “Herself” is a moving and empowering film that celebrates the resilience and strength of women in the face of adversity. It's a must-watch for those interested in social issues and for those who appreciate films that inspire and uplift.

Directed by
Written by Malcolm Campbell
Produced by Rory Gilmartin Ed Guiney Sharon Horgan
Starring , , ,
Cinematography Tom Comerford
Edited by Rebecca Lloyd
Music by Natalie Holt
Element Pictures BBC Films Merman Films British Film Institute Screen Ireland
Distributed by Amazon Studios
Release date 24 January 2020 (Sundance) 30 December 2020 (United States)
Running time 97 minutes
Countries United Kingdom Ireland
Language English

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