Wednesday 1 May 2024

Kate Winslet Stars in Sky Original Film "LEE"

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By Jon Donnis

Get ready to embark on a captivating journey through history with "LEE," the upcoming Sky Original film set to hit UK and Irish cinemas on September 13, 2024. Directed by acclaimed cinematographer Ellen Kuras, "LEE" promises to be a cinematic masterpiece that delves into the untold story of American photographer Lee Miller, portrayed by Academy Award winner Kate Winslet. (More Kate Winslet at

The recently unveiled teaser trailer offers a poignant glimpse into Miller's extraordinary life as a pioneering war correspondent and photographer for British Vogue during World War II. Despite facing daunting odds as a female correspondent, Miller fearlessly documented the truth of the Nazi regime, capturing some of the most pivotal images of the war. However, her courage came at a profound personal cost, a sacrifice that the trailer hints at exploring in depth.

Joining Winslet in this stellar cast are Andy Samberg as Life Magazine photographer David E. Scherman, Alexander SkarsgÄrd as English Surrealist painter and photographer Roland Penrose, Marion Cotillard as Solange D'Ayen, the fashion director of French Vogue and a close friend of Miller's, Josh O'Connor as the young journalist Tony, and Andrea Riseborough as British Vogue Editor Audrey Withers. With such a talented ensemble, "LEE" promises to deliver powerful performances that bring this remarkable story to life.

Behind the scenes, "LEE" boasts an award-winning creative team, including Director of Photography Pawel Edelman, Production Designer Gemma Jackson, Costume Designer Michael O'Connor, Hair and Make-up Designer Ivana Primorac, and Music Composer Alexandre Desplat. The film is based on "The Lives of Lee Miller" by Antony Penrose, who also serves as a consultant to the production.

Produced by Kate Solomon and Kate Winslet, alongside Troy Lum, Andrew Mason, Marie Savare, and Lauren Hantz, "LEE" is poised to be a cinematic event not to be missed. With an impressive array of executive producers and a talented crew, this film is set to make waves in the industry and captivate audiences around the world. Stay tuned for more updates as the release date draws closer, and prepare to experience the unforgettable story of Lee Miller on the big screen.