Anchor and Hope (Film)

Hackney Wick, February 8th 2019

A romantic comedy set on and around the rarely-filmed London canal system, Anchor & Hope has won multiple awards – including Best Male Lead for David Verdaguer at the 2018 Gaudí Awards and Best Film for Marques-Marcet at the 2017 Seville European Film Festival.

Eva and Kat's carefree lifestyle is turned upside down when Eva presents Kat with an ultimatum: she wants a child. Kat resists, but when her best friend, Roger, drops in from Barcelona to party, the three of them toy with the idea of creating a baby together. But as Eva enjoys her pregnancy and Roger fantasies about his role in this new family, Kat begins to distance herself. Can their heartfelt friendship survive what is to come?

Informed and influenced by the lives of multi-award-winning writer/director Carlos Marques-Marcet's extended “family” of filmmakers, screenwriters and actors, this fusion of the personal and the professional, the real and the imaginary, results in a touchingly intimate portrait of what it means to be a family in the present day.

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