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The Bookshop (PG)

Friday 31st August    

Starring: Bill Nighy, Emily Mortimer & Patricia Clarkson
Approx. running time (inc. adverts): 130 minutes

The Bookshop at the Festival Drayton Centre

England 1959. In a small East Anglian town, Florence Green decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop.

 

England, 1959. Free-spirited widow Florence Green risks everything to open a bookshop in a conservative East Anglian coastal town. While bringing about a surprising cultural awakening through works by Ray Bradbury and Vladimir Nabokov, she earns the polite but ruthless opposition of a local grand dame and the support and affection of a reclusive book loving widower.

As Florence's obstacles amass and bear suspicious signs of a local power struggle, she is forced to ask: is there a place for a bookshop in a town that may not want one? Based on Penelope Fitzgerald's acclaimed novel and directed by Isabel Coixet (Learning to Drive), The Bookshop is an elegant yet incisive rendering of personal resolve, tested in the battle for the soul of a community.

 

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Ticket Prices
Adult £6.00
Child (under 12) £5.00
Friends £5.50
Event Details
Friday 31st August   7:30pm
   
   
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