Mothering Sunday Movie

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Who's Involved:

Olivia Colman, Odessa Young, Colin Firth, Josh O’Connor, Alice Birch, Sope Dirisu, Emma D’Arcy, Eva Husson, Glenda Jackson, Patsy Ferran

sexual content, graphic nudity and some language
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

On a warm spring day in 1924, house maid and foundling Jane Fairchild (Odessa Young) finds herself alone on Mother’s Day. Her employers, Mr and Mrs Niven (Colin Firth and Olivia Colman), are out and she has the rare chance to spend an afternoon of abandon with her secret lover, Paul (Josh O’Connor), the boy from the manor house nearby who is Jane’s long-term love despite the fact that he’s engaged to be married to another woman, a childhood friend and daughter of his parents’ friends. But events that neither can foresee will change the course of Jane’s life forever.

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Who stars in Mothering Sunday: Cast List

Manodrome, Shirley  

God’s Own Country, Emma  

Silent Night, Mr. Malcolm's List  


House of the Dragon (Series)  

The Great Escaper, The Great Escapers  

Wonka, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish  

Genius, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy  

Who's making Mothering Sunday: Crew List

A look at the Mothering Sunday behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer Alice Birch last wrote The Wonder and Lady Macbeth.


Eva Husson


Alice Birch

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Production: What we know about Mothering Sunday?

Key Facts

  1. Based on the bestselling novel by Graham Swift.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2021 - August: The film was set to Completed  status.

Mothering Sunday Release Date: When was the film released?

Mothering Sunday was a Oscar Run release in 2021 on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. There were 2 other movies released on the same date, including The Power of the Dog and Bruised.

Mothering Sunday DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Mothering Sunday was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 .

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