Elena Ferrante

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The Guide #19: five under-the-radar TV gems you should catch up on next
In this week’s newsletter: yes, there’s too much to watch at once – but these five stellar shows didn’t deserve to slip through the cracks

Gwilym Mumford

28, Jan, 2022 @11:45 AM

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A maternal truth: some women don’t love their children as society thinks they should | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
It’s refreshing that the film The Lost Daughter accepts the complexity of child rearing, says Guardian columnist Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

05, Jan, 2022 @2:09 PM

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How The Lost Daughter confronts one of our most enduring cultural taboos
Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut, adapted from the short novel by Elena Ferrante, unravels the myth that motherhood comes naturally to women

Adrian Horton

05, Jan, 2022 @6:03 AM

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The Lost Daughter review – Olivia Colman compels in Maggie Gyllenhaal’s eerie psychodrama
Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut turns Elena Ferrante’s dark tale about a seemingly idyllic Greek beach holiday into a menacing riddle of the sands

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

19, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Need a warped, tortured or evil character for a Hollywood film? Cast a British actor
UK stars Olivia Colman, Idris Elba and Benedict Cumberbatch are all in demand with US directors. We look at why

Vanessa Thorpe

18, Dec, 2021 @3:28 PM

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The Lost Daughter review – Olivia Colman shines in Elena Ferrante missing-kid drama
Maggie Gyllenhaal’s stylish directorial debut, adapted from Ferrante’s novel, is led by a central performance of real star quality

Peter Bradshaw

16, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Maggie Gyllenhaal: from ‘difficult’ roles to lauded Hollywood director
With a string of plaudits for portraying complex characters, the actor is now focusing her ‘quiet fire’ behind the cameras with a stunning debut film

Wendy Ide

12, Dec, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The 50 best films of 2021 in the UK, No 9: The Lost Daughter
Olivia Colman is mesmerising in Maggie Gyllenhaal’s delicious adaptation of the Elena Ferrante novel

Xan Brooks

07, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The 50 best films of 2021 in the US, No 10: The Lost Daughter
Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut turns the Elena Ferrante novel into a tense psychodrama with a standout performance from Olivia Colman

Xan Brooks

06, Dec, 2021 @10:18 AM

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Female Spanish thriller writer Carmen Mola revealed to be three men
Trio step out from behind pseudonym marketed as ‘Spain’s Elena Ferrante’ to accept €1m prize

Emma Graham-Harrison and Sam Jones

16, Oct, 2021 @10:37 PM

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Where does the Oscar race stand after this year’s big festivals?
With a more normal awards season on the way, it’s time to sift through what’s been loved and hated and look forward to what performances could make an impact

Benjamin Lee

27, Sep, 2021 @6:38 PM

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Alan Johnson: ‘I read Animal Farm at 14 and it changed my life’
The author and former home secretary on disliking Elena Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend and his fondness for PG Wodehouse

Alan Johnson

17, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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