By Kerensa Cadenas | Women and Hollywood September 25, 2013 at 3:00PM
How I Live Now, co-written by Penelope Skinner and starring Saoirse Ronan, premiered at TIFF earlier this month.
The film, which is adapted from Meg Rosoff's novel, follows Daisy (Ronan) an American teen who has been sent to stay with family in the English countryside. Initially angsty about her surroundings Daisy grows to love them as well as the boy next door, Edmund (George McKay). Surrounding them are reports of an escalating conflict in Europe that turns their lives into full blown war. Daisy and the people she loves must fight for their survival.
How I Live Now opens in limited release and VOD on November 8th.