Girls On Film

Ep 120: Emma Thompson talks Good Luck to You, Leo Grande at Sundance London Film Festival

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In this very special #SundanceLondon episode recorded live from Picturehouse Central, Girls On Film open the festival with an episode all about GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE! Anna interviews the marvellous stars Emma Thompson and (a very rare MALE guest) Daryl McCormack, as well as writer Katy Brand, and director Sophie Hyde. First up are Emma and Katy who discuss how the project developed and the influence of DIRTY DANCING on the film. Sophie and Daryl then join Anna on stage, detailing the rehearsal process and the research they both did into sex work. Our guests then go on to discuss realistic female representation on screen and how we still have a long way to come. The episode closes with a fabulous Q&A where audience members ask our amazing guests their burning LEO GRANDE questions. Film and TV mentions across the episode include: GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE; BELLE DE JOUR; DIRTY DANCING; LETHAL WEAPON 3; SEX EDUCATION; ADDAMS FAMILY VALUES; SECRETARY; EIGHTH GRADE; YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN; ANIMALS.