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Independent British film STARFISH starring Joanne Froggatt and Tom Riley starts Production
Independent British film, Starfish, starring Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey, Filth) and Tom Riley (Da Vinci’s Demons) starts production on 20th November 2015.

Starfish will be Joanne Froggatt’s first feature executive producer credit and her first feature film lead since winning worldwide acclaim, and a Golden Globe, as Anna in Downton Abbey. This was her second major award, following a British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer, as the lead in Brian Welsh’s In Our Name.

She says: “I have been truly inspired by Tom Ray and his family, and their incredible life and strength. I am honoured to be producing Starfish and dedicated to faithfully recreating his heart wrenching experience on the big screen.”

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