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Tilda Swinton plays both lead roles in this story of an artist and her elderly mother who return to a former family home in the English countryside, now a hotel haunted by its mysterious past.
British writer/director Joanna Hogg ingeniously plays with the conventions of the ghost story without abandoning a warm and humanist beating heart. And Tilda Swinton, in a performance of rich, endless surprise, turns in one of the most remarkable acting feats in her astonishing career. Secrets from the past lurk, a film that is both an examination of a complex family relationship, and a woman’s journey of self-discovery (96 minutes)
CRITIC’S PICK! Joanna Hogg’s lovely and haunted dream of a movie … Hogg’s greatest stroke in The Eternal Daughter is her casting of Tilda Swinton in both lead roles. Swinton is a wonderful chameleon and while she can go as big and showy as any Oscar contender, she is also a brilliant miniaturist. – Manohla Dargis, The New York Times
The Eternal Daughter is very much a two-hander for one actor, an astonishing tour de force for Tilda Swinton’s art and for Joanna Hogg’s writing and direction. – Richard Brody, The New Yorker
Here is a Profile of Joanna Hogg in The New Yorker