Another Mother's Son

Another Mother's Son is a British war drama film directed by Christopher Menaul and written by Jenny Lecoat. The film stars Jenny Seagrove, Julian Kostov, Ronan Keating, John Hannah, and Amanda Abbington.

Another Mother's Son
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Directed byChristopher Menaul
Produced byBill Kenwright, Daniel-Konrad Cooper
Written byJenny Lecoat
StarringJenny Seagrove
Julian Kostov
Ronan Keating
John Hannah
Amanda Abbington
Bill Kenwright Films
Release date
  • 16 March 2017 (2017-March-16) (London)
CountryUnited Kingdom

The film is based on a true story from the German occupation of the Channel Islands, about a Jersey woman named Louisa Gould (played by Seagrove), who takes in an escaped young Russian war prisoner (played by Kostov), hiding him from the German forces. Her brother was Harold Le Druillenec and sister was Ivy Forster.


Louisa Gould (Jenny Seagrove) hides an escaped young Russian war prisoner, Feodor Burriy (Julian Kostov), during World War II, with the assistance of her sister Ivy Forster (Amanda Abbington) and her brother Harold Le Druillenec (Ronan Keating).



Christopher Menaul directed the film based on the script by Jenny Lecoat, Louisa Gould's great-niece. Bill Kenwright's Bill Kenwright Films produced the film with Daniel-Konrad Cooper.[1]

Principal photography on the film began on 9 November 2015 in Bath, Somerset.[1][2] Filming also took place at the town's historic building Guildhall and West London Film Studios.[3]


The World Premiere Charity Gala was held in London at the Odeon Leicester Square on 16 March 2017.[citation needed]

Critical receptionEdit

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 47% based on 15 reviews, and an average rating of 5.4/10.[4] On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 50 out of 100, based on 4 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[5]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Rosser, Michael (12 November 2015). "Jenny Seagrove, John Hannah, Ronan Keating join 'Another Mother's Son'". Retrieved 12 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Storm Keating on Twitter". Retrieved 12 November 2015.
  3. ^ Gillespie, LJ (11 November 2015). "Second World War drama films in Bath with Ronan Keating joining cast". Archived from the original on 17 November 2015. Retrieved 12 November 2015.
  4. ^ "Another Mother's Son (2017)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Another Mother's Son Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 16 February 2018.

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