‘Golda’: First Look At Helen Mirren As Israel’s First Female Prime Minister

18 Nov ‘Golda’: First Look At Helen Mirren As Israel’s First Female Prime Minister

Here’s your first look at Helen Mirren in the role of Golda Meir, Israel’s first female Prime Minister, in Guy Natttiv’s biipic Golda, which is now shooting in London.

Written by Nicholas Martin (Florence Foster Jenkins), the film is a thriller that chronicles the high-stake responsibilities and controversial decisions that Meir – also known as the ‘Iron Lady of Israel’ – faced during the Yom Kippur War in 1973.

Embankment is handling sales rights and has secured deals on the pic for: ANZ (Transmission), Italy (Leone), Scandinavia (Scanbox), Benelux (The Searchers), Switzerland (Ascot Elite), Spain, Portugal & Latin America (Sun/Diamond), CIS & Baltics (Exponenta), Greece (Spentzos), South Africa (Film Finity), Israel (United King), Middle East (Front Row), Hong Kong (Golden Scene), India (Lionsgate) and Taiwan (Cai Chang).

As previously announced, Bleecker Street and ShivHans acquired U.S. rights to the film in a deal negotiated by ICM Independent and CAA Media Finance.

The project is is produced by Michael Kuhn (Florence Foster Jenkins) for Qwerty Films, Jane Hooks and Nicholas Martin. The film shoots for 6 weeks in London and on location in Israel.

The cast also includes Camille Cottin (Call My Agent), Rami Heuberger (Schlinder’s List), Lior Ashkenzi (Foxtrot), Ellie Piercy (Black Mirror), Ed Stoppard (Judy), Rotem Keinan, Dvir Benedek, Dominic Mafham, Ben Caplan, Kit Rakusen. Emma Davies.