A family spanning three generations comes together over a weekend at their country house to be with their terminally ill mother, Lily (Susan Sarandon), for the last time. As tensions brew between Lily’s daughters, Jennifer (Kate Winslet) and Anna (Mia Wasikowska), secrets emerge threatening hopes of a peaceful farewell.
From director Roger Michell (Notting Hill, My Cousin Rachel), Blackbird features an all-star cast including Oscar® Award winner Susan Sarandon (Thelma & Louise, Dead Man Walking); Golden Globe® Award nominee Sam Neill (Jurassic Park, Hunt For The Wilderpeople); Oscar® Award winner Kate Winslet (Titanic, Ammonite); Mia Wasikowska (Stoker, Crimson Peak); Primetime Emmy® Award nominee Rainn Wilson (The Office, Super); BAFTA TV Award nominee Lindsay Duncan (Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), About Time); Bex Taylor-Klaus (The Last Witch Hunter, Dumplin’); and Anson Boon (Crawl, 1917).
Directed by Roger Michell (Notting Hill, My Cousin Rachel)
Written by Christian Torpe