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.