GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE
Written & Directed by: Sophie Hyde
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Nancy Stokes (Emma Thompson), a retired school teacher, is yearning for some adventure, and some sex. And she has a plan, which involves hiring a young sex worker named Leo Grande (Daryl McCormack).
Sophie Hyde is a director, producer, writer, and founding member of the film collective Closer Productions. She lives and works on the lands of the Kaurna people in South Australia. Her debut feature drama, “52 Tuesdays,” won the Directing Award at Sundance and the Crystal Bear at the Berlin Film Festival. Her work has won a BIFA for Best Debut Screenplay, Australian Academy Awards, Australian Directors Guild awards, and the Australian Writers Guild award for Best Series. Her documentaries have won the Australian Documentary Prize, premiered at Sundance and Hotdocs, and screened on PBS (USA), ABC (Australia), and ARTE (France and Germany). Her new film Good Luck To You, Leo Grande screened at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival and is now streaming on Hulu.