MAGGIE Gyllenhaal wrote and directed the film adaptation of The Lost Girl, based on a novel by Elena Ferrante.
The film was released via Netflix on December 31, 2021.
The cast of The Lost Girl:
Olivia Colman as Leda Caruso
Olivia Colman is an English actress known for her television and film roles, including Hot Fuzz and The Crown.
In The Lost Daughter, Leda is a middle-aged teacher who struggles with depression and raises her children.
Dakota Johnson as Nina
Playing the role of Nina, Dakota Johnson plays a new mother who forms a strange relationship with Leda.
In fact, Dakota is an actress and model, best known for her role in the Fifty Shades franchise.
Jessie Buckley as young Leda Caruso
In flashback scenes throughout the film, Leda Caruso’s young self is played by Jessie Buckley.
Buckley rose to fame in 2008 after appearing on the BBC’s reality show I’d Do Anything.
Paul Mescal as Will
Will is a young pool attendant who works on the Greek island where Leda stays, where she falls in love with him.
He is played by Paul Mescal, who rose to fame on Hulu’s Normal People.
Dagmara Domińczyk as Callie
Callie is Nina’s pregnant sister-in-law.
Dagmara stars as Karolina on the popular television show Succession.
Jack Farthing as Joe
Joe is Leda’s husband and the father of her children.
Jack Farthing stars as Charles, Prince of Wales, in the 2021 drama Spencer.
Oliver Jackson-Cohen as Toni
Toni is Nina’s husband, whom she reveals as the controller.
He is played by Oliver Jackson-Cohen, an English actor and model known for his role in The Haunting of Hill House.
Ed Harris as Lyle
Lyle is the keeper of the pitch featured in the film, where Leda is on vacation in Greece.
Ed Harris is known for his appearances in films such as Apollo 13 and The Truman Show.
Peter Sarsgaard as Professor Hardy
Leda reveals to Nina that she once had an affair with her teacher, who is played by Peter Sarsgaard.
Sarsgaard made his film debut in 1995, with a role in Dead Man Walking.
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How can I watch The Lost Daughter?
On December 17, 2021, The Lost Daughter saw a limited theatrical release in select theaters across the country.
The film is now available to stream on Netflix.
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