Waiting for Anya Movie

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Who's Involved:

Michael Morpurgo, Thomas Kretschmann, Jean Reno, Anjelica Huston, Noah Schnapp, Joséphine dela Baume, Tomas Lemarquis, Sadie Frost, Ben Cookson, Toby Torlesse, Elsa Zylbertsein

Release Date:

Friday, February 7, 2020 (Limited)

Rating: NR

Runtime: 1 hr, 49 m

Plot: What's the story about?

A teenage shepherd boy (Noah Schnapp) and a reclusive widow Horcada (Anjelica Huston) help smuggle Jewish children into Spain in the World War II drama.

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Crew: Who's making Waiting for Anya

A look at the Waiting for Anya behind-the-scenes crew and production team.

Production Company

Goldfinch Studios

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Production: What we know about Waiting for Anya

Filming Timeline

On or about December 15, 2019, the film was in Completed status.

On or about April 3, 2018, the film was in Production status.

Waiting for Anya Release Date: When was it released?

Waiting for Anya was released in 2020 on Friday, February 7, 2020 (Limited release). There were 6 other movies released on the same date, including Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), The Lodge and Horse Girl.

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Questions: Asked About Waiting for Anya

Apr. 12, 2020
Where was the movie filmed?
Apr. 12, 2020 Waiting for Anyawas was shot on location in the Pyrenees (a range of mountains forming a natural border between Spain and France). Shooting took place over five-weeks in early spring 2018 near the Béarnais French commune called Accous (Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in southwestern France). As director Ben Cookson explained to ScreenDaily (5/18/2018), “It’s not just set in France, it’s set in a place that actually exists."


Feb. 23, 2020
Where was it filmed?
Aug. 31, 2020 Waiting for Anya was filmed in France.
Jul. 3, 2020
Who played Anya?
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Feb. 26, 2020
Is the father reunited with Anya in the end?
Sep. 1, 2020
Does Anya get united with her father?

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