The film received critical acclaim for its powerful and timely themes, including domestic abuse, trauma, and the power of community. The lead actress, clare dunne, 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.
|Malcolm Campbell clare dunne
|Rory Gilmartin Ed Guiney Sharon Horgan
|clare dunne, harriet walter, conleth hill,
|Element Pictures BBC Films Merman Films British Film Institute Screen Ireland
|24 January 2020 (Sundance) 30 December 2020 (United States)
|United Kingdom Ireland