Lee film trailer – Kate Winslet stars in new WW2 movie eight years within the making | Films | Entertainment | EUROtoday

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Having debuted on the Toronto International Film Festival final 12 months, Lee is lastly set for launch this September.

The upcoming biographical drama follows real-life Vogue trend mannequin turned World War II photojournalist Lee Miller.

The film took eight years to make having initially been introduced in 2015, with titular star Kate Winslet (who additionally produced the film) at one level paying all the solid and crew’s salaries for 2 weeks.

Meanwhile, throughout filming in 2022, the Oscar-winning star slipped and injured her again however determined to maintain on filming regardless of being barely in a position to stand and requiring a hospital go to.

Lee co-stars Andy Samberg as Life Magazine photographer David E. Scherman; Alexander Skarsgård performs English Surrealist painter, photographer, poet and biographer Roland Penrose; Marion Cotillard portrays Solange D’Ayen, the style director of French Vogue and shut good friend of Miller’s; Josh O’Connor performs Tony, a younger journalist and Andrea Riseborough portrays British Vogue Editor Audrey Withers.

The movie’s official synopsis reads: “Lee tells the story of Lee Miller, American photographer. Determined to document the truth of the Nazi regime, and in spite of the odds stacked against female correspondents, Lee captured some of the most important images of World War II, for which she paid an enormous personal price.

“Lee is the directorial debut from acclaimed cinematographer Ellen Kuras (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Betrayal).”

Lee hits UK and Irish cinemas on September 13, 2024.