THE BOOKSHOP (PG)

Wednesday 19th June 2019 - 7:30 pm

Dir: Isabel Coixet, 2017, UK, 115 mins.
With Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, Patricia Clarkson, Honor Kneafsey. 

Screened as part of Waveney & Blyth Arts Two River Book Festival.
Adapted from a novel by Penelope Fitzgerald, narrated by Julie Christie, and set in 1950s Suffolk where Florence, a young widow, plans to open a bookshop.  It soon becomes evident not everyone in the village welcomes the new venture and that Florence has a fight on her hands.  Fortunately a reclusive bibliophile and an enthusiastic school girl are both determined to help her defeat the enemy.