Cinematographer Nicola Daley shot feature Benediction, which tells the story of English poet, writer and soldier Siegfried Sassoon.
Benediction is part of the Official Selection for the Toronto International Film Festival 2021. TIFF have written a glowing review of the film and Nicola’s work; “Cinematographer Nicola Daley fills the screen with elegant camera choreography and chiaroscuro imagery while Davies seamlessly weaves archival materials into his narrative, incorporating a pair of astonishing moments when we see a youthful face age decades in seconds.”
Benediction was also officially selected for the BFI London Film Festival and also was Nominated for Best Film (Golden Seashell award and Sebastiane Award) at the San Sebastián International Film Festival 2021.
Directed by Terence Davies, Benediction stars Peter Capaldi (Doctor Who, The Thick of It, World War Z), Geraldine James (Sherlock Holmes, Alice in Wonderland), Jack Lowden (Dunkirk, Fighting with my Family) and Kate Phillips (Peaky Blinders, War & Peace, The Crown).
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