Sophie Hyde Talks About Creating A Shared Purpose In Good Luck To You, Leo Grande [Exclusive]

Emma Thompson and Daryl McCormack in the film GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE | Photo Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures. © 2022 20th Century Studios All Rights Reserved

Director, Sophie Hyde creates the perfect ambient for Good Luck To You, Leo Grande. A story about a widow trying to find herself sexually by hiring a sex worker. 

The Synopsis 

In GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE, two-time Academy Award winner Emma Thompson (Love, Actually) embodies the candor and apprehension of retired teacher Nancy Stokes, and newcomer Daryl McCormack (Peaky Blinders) personifies the charisma and compassion of sex worker Leo Grande. As Nancy embarks on a post-marital sexual awakening and Leo draws on his skills and charm, together they find a surprising human connection

Emma Thompson and Daryl McCormack in the film GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE.

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Before Sophie Hyde was a filmmaker she made videos for nightclubs and dance shows. Shortly after she moved on to making documentary films. Starting with Ok, Let’s Talk About Me and others like Life In Movement, the story about the choreographer Tanja Liedtke. A film that won awards and nominations. Hyde is known for other projects like 52 Tuesdays, Animals and The Hunting.

I was connected to speak to Sophie Hyde to talk about her participation in Good Luck To You, Leo Grande. Hyde discussed doing some research with sex workers and getting to work with a talented cast.

Good Luck To You, Leo Grande is exclusively on Hulu June 17, 2022

Source: LRMExclusive, Searchlight Pictures, Hulu

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