Magazine article Screen International

Sally Hawkins, Jack Lowden to Star in 'Cross My Mind'

Magazine article Screen International

Sally Hawkins, Jack Lowden to Star in 'Cross My Mind'

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Oscar-nominee Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine) and rising actor Jack Lowden ('71) are set to star in UK drama Cross My Mind, the first film on the slate of fledgling UK sales outfit Film Constellation.

Written by MacArthur Fellowship recipient Naomi Wallace and Bruce McLeod (Flying Blind), the film follows the intense and erotic love affair between a recovering blinded soldier (Lowden) and a married woman (Hawkins) who is taking care of him.

But the clock is ticking, as he is beginning to recover his sight, and the carer is not who the young soldier thinks she is.

Set against Glasgow's iconic waterfront docks, the feature is produced by Fish Tank producer and Peter Greenaway regular Kees Kasander with Julia Ton under their Cinatura banner alongside John Archer's Hopscotch Films, who initiated the project together with the late director Antonia Bird, who was on board to direct an earlier version of the film in 2010.

The film will mark the English-language debut of European Film Award-winning director János Szász, whose 2013 war-drama The Notebook won awards at festivals including Karlovy Vary, Haifa and Les Arcs and was Hungary's selection for the foreign language Oscar. Sony Classics released in the US.

Fabien Westerhoffof Film Constellation will handle international sales and will introduce the film to buyers in Cannes. …

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