The film tells the story of an Aberdeenshire farm girl Chris Guthrie (Agyness Deyn) as she searches for her independence against the odds, in an epic rites of passage story set just before the First World War. The film features Peter Mullan and Kevin Guthrie, and was shot in New Zealand, Luxembourg and Scotland. It was produced by Iris Productions, SellOut Pictures and Hurricane Films and backed by BFI, Creative Scotland, BBC Scotland and Luxembourg Film Fund.
Sunset Song is a British drama film directed by Terence Davies. It is an adaptation of Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s novel of the same name. It was shown in the Special Presentations section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival and was released in the United Kingdom on 4 December 2015. The film centres around Chris Guthrie, the daughter of a Scottish farmer in the early 1900s.
Oirected by: Terence Davies
Starring: Mark Bonnar, Agyness Deyn, Peter Mullan, Daniela Nardini, Ron Donachie, Stuart Bowman, Jack Greenlees, Niall Greig Fulton
Screenplay by: Terence Davies
Production Design by: Andy Harris
Cinematography by: Michael McDonough
Film Editing by: David Charap, Ruy Diaz
Costume Design by: Uli Simon
Set Decoration by: Sylvia Kasel
Music by: Gast Waltzing
MPAA Rating: R for sexuality, nudity and some violence.
Studio: Magnolia Pictures
Release Date: May 13, 2016