Waiting for Anya Movie

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Who's Involved:

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

Release Date:

Friday, February 7, 2020 (Limited)

Rating: NR

Runtime: 1 hr, 49 m

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Waiting for Anya Plot: What's the story?

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 and Production Credits: 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 Timeline: When did the Waiting for Anya come together?

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 7 other movies released on the same date, including Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), Jiang Ziya and Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made.

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United States
February 7, 2020 Limited
February 7, 2020

Questions: Asked About Waiting for Anya

Where was the movie filmed?
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."


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