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Directed byIsabel Coixet

Cast membersEmily Mortimer, Bil Nighy, Patricia Clarkson

Running time133 minutes

The Bookshop (PG)

British Drama with Emily Mortimer as a bookshop owner enlightening the residents of a small village
A free spirited widow, puts grief behind her and risks everything to open up a bookshop – the first such shop in the sleepy seaside town of Hardborough. Fighting 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 including Nabokov’s scandalizing “Lolita” and Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451”, she opens their eyes thereby causing a cultural awakening in a town which has not changed for centuries. Although not everyone is enamoured by her mini social revolution…

BBFC Insight: mild bad language
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