Lisa Taddeo Guest ColumnistFor Variety‘s Writers on Writers, Lisa Taddeo pays tribute to “The Lost Daughter” (screenplay by Maggie Gyllenhaal; based on the novel by Elena Ferrante).Since my own child was born, I must often.
Pause. from writing and scream at her for interrupting me. Pause. And at my husband for not helping. As I am doing this moment, writing this piece.
And how fitting. Because Elena Ferrante’s “The Lost Daughter” is the book I bring up when talking about the way the world disparages “a bad mother.”In the book, a mother leaves her two girls for several years when they’re young but we don’t quite hear why.Read more on variety.com