First Look at Sharon Horgan’s Romance Movie
Disaster star and co-writer Sharon Horgan has yet to appear on screen with the Dark materials James McAvoy in Dennis Kelly’s romantic drama Together which revolves around interlocking relationships.
Emmy and BAFTA-winning director Stephen Daldry helmed the film which is set in the UK. The Guy Heeley and West End produced film tells the story of a husband and wife who are forced to reevaluate themselves and their relationship due to the pandemic causing lockdown. The film must cover the entire period from the start of confinement in March 2020 to the present day.
The film which is a drama produced by Sonia Friedman will feature Horgan as a charity worker who is a coordinator for all of Europe at a refugee charity. Opposite to Horgan, McAvoy will play her husband who is a freelancer who runs a computer consulting shop and is forced to furlough his staff and start growing vegetables.
Amid many problems and conflicts between the couple, they share a common reason for clinging to their marriage together: their 10-year-old son.
“It’s a hilarious, heartfelt, entertaining and subconsciously funny exploration of a relationship and a couple facing real tragedy in a year we’ve all been through,” McAvoy said. noted on the script of the film.
Sharon Horgan in Together
Horgan revealed that most of her colleagues have no intention of doing COVID-19 drama. However, Kelly’s appealing storyline changed her mind. The film, which was shot in just ten days, was a “beautifully stressful experience” for the cast, as Horgan herself described it.
Kelly, best known for the film Utopiadescribes the film as being about a couple who totally hate each other, but who somehow find a way “to exist together by not talking to each other, not thinking, not noticing, not communicating or not being in the same room as the other – then the lockdown happens”.
Together is a Shoebox Films for BBC Two and BBC Film. Executive producers include Dennis Kelly; Rose Garnett, director of BBC Film;