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Rebecca Hall set for her directorial debut with Ruth, Tessa for Passing

Hall is directing from a script she adapted from Nella Larsen's Harlem Renaissance novella, reported Deadline.


PTI Last Updated at 07 Aug 2018, 12:08 IST United Kingdom
Rebecca Hall set for her  directorial debut with Ruth, Tessa for Passing
  • Margot Hand of Picture Films and Oren Moverman of Sight Unseen are producing, with Angela Robinson serving as executive producer. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Rebecca Hall is set to make her directorial debut with Ruth Negga and Tessa Thompson-starrer "Passing".

Hall is directing from a script she adapted from Nella Larsen's Harlem Renaissance novella, reported Deadline.

The film follows the unexpected reunion of two high school friends, whose renewed acquaintance ignites a mutual obsession that threatens both of their carefully constructed realities.

Larsen's story was first published in 1929 by Knopf and her exploration of the race was informed by her own mixed racial heritage and the increasingly common practice of racial passing in the 1920s.

Margot Hand of Picture Films and Oren Moverman of Sight Unseen are producing, with Angela Robinson serving as executive producer.

"Rebecca Hall is a brilliant artist who I've had the pleasure of working with and I've loved the Nella Larson novella, 'Passing' since I first read it many years ago. When Rebecca told me about her family history and her passion to tell this story, I immediately signed on to help bring her vision of this incredible book to the screen," said Robinson.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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