LET ME GO
FOUR GENERATIONS. ONE HORRIBLE TRUTH.
Based on the true-life story of Helga Schneider who was abandoned by her mother in 1941 when she was only four years old. It’s the year 2000 and the lives of three generations of women are turned upside down when Helga’s mother is revealed to still be alive in a Viennese nursing home. For Helga’s daughter and grand-daughter, initial joy soon turns to deep trauma as the terrible secret of their family’s past is revealed. Helga’s mother did not just abandon her. She made a choice… between being a mother or a willing participant in the most evil regime in history.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: UK
CAST: Juliet Stevenson, Jodhi May, Lucy Boynton, Karin Bertling, Stanley Weber
PRODUCED BY: Lizzie Pickering, David Broder
WRITTEN BY: Polly Steele
DIRECTED BY: Polly Steele