Rooney Mara is undoubtedly one of the most talented actresses working in the industry today and another film set to showcase her immense talent is David Harrower’s Una, which sees her star opposite Ben Mendelsohn and Riz Ahmed.
Based on the Laurence Olivier Award winning stage play Blackbird by David Harrower, Una is directed by Benedict Andrews, stars Rooney Mara, Ben Mendelsohn and Riz Ahmed.
You can watch the trailer below.
Una follows a young woman’s journey to reclaim her past. Fifteen years earlier, Una ran away with an older man, Ray, a crime for which he was arrested and imprisoned. When she comes across a photo of him in a trade magazine, Una tracks him down and turns up at his workplace. Her abrupt arrival threatens to destroy Ray’s new life and derail her stability. Unspoken secrets and buried memories surface as Una and Ray sift through the wreckage of the past. Their confrontation raises unanswered questions and unresolved longings. It will shake them both to the core. UNA gazes into the heart of a devastating form of love and asks if redemption is possible.
Una is released in UK & Ireland on 1 September by Thunderbird Releasing and is a project backed by Film4.