A dying woman reflects on the time in her youth when she met the love of her life, as her two daughters wrestle with their mother's impending death and their own personal issues.

‘Evening’ Begins Production with an All-Star Cast

Uniting a stellar cast, Evening begins filming in Rhode Island this week for Focus Features. The Hart Sharp Entertainment production, adapted by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Cunningham (The Hours) from Susan Minot's best-selling novel of the same name, is directed by Lajos Koltai (Fateless). Focus Features CEO James Schamus made the announcement today.

The cast of Evening includes Golden Globe Award winner Claire Danes, Academy Award nominee Toni Collette, Academy Award winner Vanessa Redgrave, Emmy Award nominee Patrick Wilson ("Angels in America"), Emmy Award nominee Hugh Dancy ("Elizabeth I"), Tony Award winner Natasha Richardson, Dame Eileen Atkins (Gosford Park), screen newcomer Mamie Gummer, Ebon Moss-Bachrach (The Lake House), five-time Academy Award nominee Glenn Close, and two-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep.

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