Watch the video. Inspired by The Farewell director Lulu Wang 's call to action at the Independent Spirit Awards, we celebrate women filmmakers working in their field. Sign In. Gemma Arterton Actress Soundtrack Producer. Down 75 this week. Arterton, a welder. Her mother's cousin is singer-songwriter Eric Goulden. Her parents divorced when she was age five, and Gemma subsequently lived with her younger sister and her mother.
How cinema embraced the silent agony of being a parent
A superlative performance from Gemma Arterton is at the centre of this almost unbearably painful and sad film from writer-director Dominic Savage. Men quit their marriages all the time. The fact that they have walked out on their kids too is often not immediately held against them. But for a woman to do the same thing is unthinkable.
Gemma Arterton has just returned from finding God in Nepal. Arterton is dressed casually in jeans, a soft black woollen jumper and a pair of chunky crocodile-effect boots, her skin so impossibly luminous that you wouldn't for a moment image she has recently stepped off a long-haul flight from the Himalayas. If it sounds as though she has gone all Eat, Pray, Love on us, that impression is swiftly dispelled.
Gemma Christina Arterton  born 2 February  is an English actress, activist and film producer. Since Arterton has run her own production company, Rebel Park Productions, which focuses on creating female-led content both in front of, and behind the camera. She has executive produced four feature films and two short films. Arterton played an integral role in persuading actresses to wear black at the Baftas in support of Time'sUp,  and has been involved with ERA ,  an equal pay campaign in the UK, since its conception. Arterton was born at North Kent Hospital in Gravesend  with polydactyly , a condition resulting in extra fingers which a doctor removed shortly after her birth.