Friday 13 January 2012

“Summer In February” starts principal photography

Dominic Cooper, Dan Stevens and Emily Browning star in the passionate and tragic true story of love amongst the artists

Penzance, Cornwall, January 13th 2012: CrossDay Productions/Apart Films’ SUMMER IN FEBRUARY begins seven weeks of principal photography on Sunday 15th January, on locations in Cornwall, Oxfordshire and London.

Dominic Cooper (The Devil’s Double) stars as AJ (later Sir Alfred) Munnings, with Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey) as Gilbert Evans and Emily Browning (Sucker Punch) as Florence Carter-Wood, in the colourful story of an Edwardian scandal at the heart of the bohemian Lamorna Group of artists in Cornwall, shortly before the start of the First World War.

Adapted from his own novel by Jonathan Smith, SUMMER IN FEBRUARY, is directed by Christopher Menaul (Prime Suspect) and produced by CrossDay’s Pippa Cross and Janette Day (Vanity Fair) and Apart Films’ Jeremy Cowdrey, with Dan Stevens as executive producer.

Hattie Morahan (The Bank Job) also stars as impressionist painter (Dame) Laura Knight, with Shaun Dingwall (Above Suspicion) as her husband Harold, stage actress Mia Austen as vivacious model Dolly, Max Deacon (Flashbacks of a Fool) as Florence’s brother Joey Carter-Wood, Michael Maloney (Babel) as Col. Paynter, owner of the Lamorna Estate and Nicholas Farrell (The Iron Lady) as Florence and Joey’s father.

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