Naomie Harris

Naomie Harris was born on 6 September 1976 in London, where she was raised, and where she attended St Marylebone School, before attending Woodhouse College as a 6th form student. She graduated from Pembroke College, Cambridge in 1998 with a degree in Social and Political Sciences. Her mother, Lisselle Kayla, is originally from Jamaica, and her father from Trinidad. They separated before she was born, and she was raised by her mother. Her mother worked as a screenwriter on EastEnders and is now a healer. Harris gained her training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. (Source: Wikipedia)

‘Before I Go to Sleep’

I was born tomorrow. Today I live. Yesterday killed me.

Kidman is Christine, a middle-aged woman who wakes every morning with no memory of her life from her mid-20s onwards. Recognising neither the man in her bed nor her own face in the mirror, Christine must begin every day with a catch-up lesson delivered in tired but endlessly patient tones by Ben (Colin Firth): he is her husband; she was in an accident; she has amnesia; tonight she will fall asleep and forget everything – again. On the wall of their bathroom, photographs tell the story of a life lost; of romance, marriage, holidays – mementoes of an unremembered past. But while Ben is out at work, a phone call from the mysterious Dr Nasch (Mark Strong) alerts Christine to the existence of a camera on which she has been keeping a secret video diary. According to Nasch, Christine was the victim of a brutal attack, the details of which her husband is hiding. Whom should she trust – her oddly evasive spouse or the not-so-good doctor