The Wild Rose is the story of a young woman pursuing her dream to become a country singer. The movie is a drama genre movie. This musical film was written by Nicole Taylor and directed by Tom Harper.
The movie was produced by Faye Ward and co-produced by Eugenio Perez. It also includes Leslie Finlay, Xavier Marchand, Polly Stokes and Natascha Wharton as executive producers. The movie had lots of hand on deck for the music department, which was led by Jack Arnold.
Wild Rose cinematography was handled by George Steel and edited by Mark Eckersley.
The movie was filmed in Glasgow (Scotland, UK), Nashville (Tennessee, USA) and London (England, UK). Wild Rose was released at different times in several countries. The first time the movie hit the screen was at the Toronto International Film Festival on the 8th of September, 2018 in Canada. The movie got screened in the UK for the first time on the 15th of October, 2018 at the London Film Festival and in the USA on the 11th of March, 2019 at the South by Southwest Film Festival.
The movie was produced under the Entertainment One, Fable Pictures, Sierra Pictures and WR Holdings production companies. Wild Rose was widely distributed by Neon, Aurum Films, CaiChang International, Diamond Films, Entertainment One, Paramount Pictures, SND Films, Showgate, Starway Films, Universal Pictures International, Eagle Films and Films4You. The movie was distributed across all media platforms.
After serving a one-year prison term for possessing narcotics, 23 years-old Rose-Lynn is out to get her life back! She sets out on an adventure to Nashville, Tennessee – the centre of country music – to become a famous country singer. She struggles with the reality of being an ex-convict and a young mother of two children.
The movie stars a young free-spirited mother and country singer – Rose-Lynn Harlan by Jessie Buckley as the lead character along with her grandmother Marion by Julie Walters. Other characters in this movie include Susannah by Sophie Okonedo, Sam by Jamie Sives, Elliott by James Harkness, Eileen by Maureen Carr, Lyle by Adam Mitchell, Wynonna by Daisy Littlefield, Amanda by Louise McCarthy, Jackie by Janey Godley, Alan by Craig Parkinson, Mary by Doreen McGillivray, Rory by Ryan Kerr, Nell by Nicole Kerr, Kirsty by Vanya Eadie and other characters.
A beautiful story of a struggling young woman who is trying to pursue her dream regardless of several setbacks. The movie, Wild Rose, got a total of 30 award nominations out of which it won 15 of them.