Una is based on a play by Scottish playwright David Harrower and is about a woman named Una who confronts and tracks down a man named Ray that she had an illicit affair with 15 years before. It is directed by Benedict Andrews in his feature film debut while Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn play Una and Ray, respectively. Currently, it has no release date or U.S. distributor.
I can imagine that this’ll further Rooney Mara’s cause to throw her hat back in the awards ring since she also has Lion and The Secret Scripture under her belt for this year. But like with Emily Blunt this year, I’ll be initiating a prayer circle for Ben Mendelsohn to finally join the Oscar club.