Anamaria Marinca is shooting with Glenn Close in UK

Anamaria Marinca is shooting with Glenn Close in UK


Anamaria Marinca has started working on a new film – “She Who Brings Gifts” – co-starring Glenn Close and Gemma Arterton, according to Agerpres. The film will  be premiered next year, is a thriller with horror accents, placed in a distopian future and tells the story of an unusual child, the young Melanie. The protagonist is a case examined in a bunker by scientists seeking an antidote against an illness that threatens the last survivors of the planet.

“I have read with great interest the script and I have accepted the challenge of a negative role, in a film of this genre”, Anamaria Marinca declared. “On the set, located in the West Midlands region, near Birmingham, there are generally more children than grownups, and it is an extraordinary atmosphere. So far, I have had scenes with Sennia Nanua (who plays Melanie) and Gemma Arterton. I am impatiently waiting for this week’s shooting with Glenn Close. There are intense moments, and we are training for them with a well known choreographer of Royal Opera House, Dan O’Neill”, the actress stated in a press release.

A winner of the Best Actress Award at the International Film Festival in Stockholm, in 2007, and with the FIPRESCI award for Best Actress Award at the Palm Springs Festival in 2008, both for the role Otilia in the film “Four Months, Three Weeks and Two Days”, by director Cristian Mungiu, actress Anamaria Marinca has a rich international filmography that includes “Fury” (2014), where she had co-starred Brad Pitt and Shia LaBoeuf.

The actress also acted in “Storm” by Hans-Christian Schmid, released at the Berlinale in 2009, “Five Minutes of Heaven”, with Liam Neeson and James Nesbitt, and “Bloody Countess” (2009) by Julie Delpy. Among the TV productions  Anamaria Marinca had worked in there are “Sex Traffic” by David Yates, for which she won the BAFTA Award in 2005, “Wallander”, co-starring Kenneth Branagh and also the recent mini-series “The Missing”, nominated to the Golden Globes and BAFTA awards .


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