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Young Woman and the Sea

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Young Woman and the Sea Movie Details:

Based onYoung Woman and the Sea: How Trudy Ederle Conquered the English Channel and Inspired the World by Glenn Stout
Country United States
Language English
GenreBiographical, Romantic, Drama
Release DateMay 31, 2024
Running Time2hr 9min
Age ratingPG
CastDaisy Ridley
Tilda Cobham-Hervey
Stephen Graham
Christopher Eccleston
Directed by Joachim Rønning
Screenplay byJeff Nathanson
Produced byJerry Bruckheimer
Chad Oman
Cinematography by Óscar Faura
Edited by Úna Ní Dhonghaíle
Music byAmelia Warner
Production CompaniesWalt Disney Pictures
Jerry Bruckheimer Films
Distributor Walt Disney Studios
Motion Pictures

Young Woman and the Sea Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Daisy Ridley as Gertrude Ederle: An American competition swimmer and Olympic champion.
  • Tilda Cobham-Hervey as Margaret Ederle: Gertrude’s sister.
  • Stephen Graham
  • Christopher Eccleston
  • Jeanette Hain
  • Kim Bodnia as Henry
  • Doc Butler as Uncle Jan
  • Robert Eades as Jonny Weissmuller

Storyline:

It is the story of Gertrude Ederle, an American world record-holder swimming champion, who first won a gold medal at the 1924 Olympic Games. In 1926, she became the first woman to swim 21 miles across the English Channel.

About Young Woman and the Sea Movie:

Young Woman and the Sea is an American biographical romantic drama film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films. It stars Daisy Ridley as Gertrude Ederle, who was an American competitive swimmer and Olympic champion.

The film is based on the non-fiction book Young Woman and the Sea: How Trudy Ederle Conquered the English Channel and Inspired the World by Glenn Stout.

On November 2, 2015, it was announced that Jerry Bruckheimer acquired the rights to Glenn Stout’s non-fiction book Young Woman and the Sea: How Trudy Ederle Conquered the English Channel and Inspired the World. In December 2020, it was reported that the film was in development.

This is Joachim Rønning and Stephen Graham’s first collaboration since Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017).

The film was initially produced by Paramount Pictures with Lily James set to star, until the rights were acquired by Walt Disney Pictures. With the film’s announcement in December 2020, Daisy Ridley was cast in the lead role.

Principal photography began in early May 2022 and was completed on June 18, 2022.

Young Woman and the Sea was released for a limited theatrical release on May 31, 2024.

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