Carlos Marques-Marcet’s BFI London Film Festival selected feature, Anchor and Hope, has seen the release of a US trailer.
The film follows Eva and Kat, and their best friend, Roger. A boat in the canals of London and a question: Is it possible to live love, family, and life in such different ways and yet remain united?
Directed by Carlos Marques-Marcet, who also co-wrote the script with Jules Nurrish, the film stars Oona Chaplin, Natalia Tena, David Verdaguer and Geraldine Chaplin.
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The film has a release of November 16.
Anchor and Hope Official Synopsis
In their mid-30s, Eva (Oona Chaplin) and Kat (Natalia Tena) have a fun and carefree simple life in their London canal boat until Eva, inspired by her exceptional mother Germaine (played by her real mother Geraldine Chaplin), presents Kat with an ultimatum: she wants a child. Kat resists, knowing that it will end the bohemian lifestyle that she’s always envisioned with Eva. When Kat’s best friend, Roger (David Verdaguer), drops in from Barcelona, the three of them toy around with the idea of creating a baby together. Kat sees no other way out but to say yes.
As the three begin to look forward as one family, their differing expectations of intimacy and responsibility put a heavy strain on their relationship and threatens to rip the three apart.