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The Bookshop (PG)


(UK, 2018, 113 Mins)

Based on Penelope Fitzgerald’s novel, The Bookshop is set in 1959, and Florence Green (Emily Mortimer), is a free-spirited widow, puts grief behind her and risks everything to open up a bookshop – the first such shop in a sleepy seaside town in England. Fighting damp, cold and considerable local apathy she struggles to establish herself but soon her fortunes change for the better. By exposing the narrow-minded local townsfolk to the best literature of the day, she opens their eyes thereby causing a cultural awakening in a town which has not changed for centuries.

Her activities bring her a kindred spirit and ally in the figure of Mr. Brundish (Bill Nighy) who is himself sick of the town’s stale atmosphere. But this mini social revolution soon begins a struggle not just for the bookshop but for the very heart and soul of the town.

Friday August 10th 2pm & 7.30pm

Saturday August 11th – 10.45am (Subtitled), 2pm & 7.30pm

Monday August 13th – 2pm & 7.30pm

Tuesday August 14th – 7.30pm

Wednesday August 15th – 7.30pm

Thursday August 16th – 2pm & 7.30pm

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