Blackbird (upcoming film)

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Directed byRoger Michell
Produced byDavid Bernardi
Sherryl Clark
Screenplay byChristian Torpe
Based onSilent Heart
by Bille August
StarringKate Winslet
Mia Wasikowska
Susan Sarandon
Sam Neill
Rainn Wilson
Bex Taylor-Klaus
Lindsay Duncan
Music byPeter Gregson
CinematographyMike Eley
Edited byKristina Hetherington
Eclectic Pictures
Millenium Films

Blackbird is an upcoming drama film directed by Roger Michell and starring Kate Winslet, Mia Wasikowska and Susan Sarandon. It is a remake of the Danish film Silent Heart.


A dying mother assembles her family to spend a final weekend together before she ends her life.



The remake was announced in July 2018, with Kate Winslet, Diane Keaton and Mia Wasikowska cast to play members of the family. Roger Michell was announced as director, with filming initially set to begin in August.[1]

Filming began in October, with Keaton replaced by Susan Sarandon, and Sam Neill, Rainn Wilson, Bex Taylor-Klaus and Lindsay Duncan cast in supporting roles.[2]


  1. ^ Fleming Jr., Mike; Hipes, Patrick (July 17, 2018). "Kate Winslet, Diane Keaton & Mia Wasikowska To Star In 'Silent Heart' Remake 'Blackbird', With Roger Michell Directing". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 27, 2019.
  2. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (October 17, 2018). "Susan Sarandon Replaces Diane Keaton In Next Roger Michell Film; Sam Neill, Rainn Wilson, Bex Taylor-Klaus + More Join Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 27, 2019.

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