Let Me Go, based on Helga Schneider’s best-selling memoir of the same name, is a story about mothers and daughters and abandonment. It follows the emotional journeys of four generations of women from the same family and how they suffer from a trauma born over 70 years ago during the darkest period of World War II.
The film is written and directed by Steele. Radiohead drummer Philip Selway is composing the score. David Broder and Lizzie Pickering are producing alongside executive producer Georges Tsitos. Let Me Go also stars Eva Magyar, Simona Hughes, and Elizabeth Webster.
Steele is “thrilled to be making a truly independent film with extraordinary female leads.” She also notes that they’ve built “an amazing crew made up of 50% women.”
Stevenson is most recognizable to American audiences for her roles in Emma, Bend It Like Beckham, and Mona Lisa Smile. She is repped by Markham, Froggatt, & Irwin and Industry Entertainment.May’s credits include series A.D.: The Bible Continues, Game Of Thrones, and Strike Back. She is repped by Tavistock Wood Management.
Katia Juanita | Staff Writer