SIGNATURE ENTERTAINMENT today launches the trailer for Mahalia Belo’s debut feature THE END WE START FROM, which recently secured 9 BIFA nominations including Best Lead Performance and Best Supporting Performance for Jodie Comer and Katherine Waterston respectively.

Penned by award winning British writer Alice Birch (Lady Macbeth, Normal People, The Wonder) and anchored by a tour-de-force performance from Jodie Comer (Killing Eve, The Last Duel, Prima Facie), the film also features supporting turns from Joel Fry (Cruella, Yesterday), Katherine Waterston (Fantastic Beasts, Inherent Vice), BAFTA nominee Mark Strong (1917, Kingsman), BAFTA award-winning Gina McKee (My Policeman, Line Of Duty), Nina Sosanya (Screw, His Dark Materials) and two-time Academy award nominee and BAFTA award-winning Benedict Cumberbatch.

THE END WE START FROM will be released theatrically in the UK on Friday 19th January 2024.

When an environmental crisis sees London submerged by flood waters, a young family is torn apart in the chaos. As a woman (Jodie Comer) and her newborn try and find their way home, the profound novelty of motherhood is brought into sharp focus in this intimate and poetic portrayal of family survival.
Belo’s creative team includes BAFTA nominated director of photography Suzie Lavelle (Normal People, His Dark Materials), costume designer PC Williams (The Baby, We Are Lady Parts), production designer Laura Ellis-Cricks (Beast, Tuesday), and hair and make-up designer Louise Coles (The Great, The Crown).

THE END WE START FROM is produced by Leah Clarke and Adam Ackland (The Mauritanian, The Courier­) for SunnyMarch, Liza Marshall (Temple, Red Riding) for Hera Pictures, Amy Jackson (Aftersun, The Nest) and Sophie Hunter. Executive Producers are Claudia Yusef and Eva Yates for BBC Film, Sébastien Raybaud, Fanny Soulier, Pieter Engels, Kate Maxwell, Fani Ntavelou-Baum for Anton, Dave Caplan and Jason Cloth for C2 Motion Picture Group, Lizzie Francke for the BFI, Benedict Cumberbatch for SunnyMarch, Jodie Comer and Mark Strong. The film was developed with support from BBC Film and financed by Anton, C2 Motion Picture Group, BBC Film and the BFI (awarding National Lottery funding)s. Anton and UTA Independent Film Group are handling worldwide sales, and Signature Entertainment have acquired the U.K. and Irish rights to the film.

The End We Start From will be released theatrically in the UK & Ireland on Friday 19th January 2024.

The End We Start From The Official Motion Picture Soundtrack will be released digitally on Friday 19th January 2024, via Mercury Classics Soundtrack and Score.