Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tag: Isabel Coixet

Bookshop, The (2017)

Title: The Bookshop
Rating: PG
Directed by: Isabel Coixet
Written by: Isabel Coixet
Based on the novel by: Penelope Fitzgerald
Starring: Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, and Patricia Clarkson
Release Date: 8/24/2018
Running Time: 113 minutes

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England, 1959. Free-spirited widow Florence Green (Emily Mortimer) 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 (Patricia Clarkson) and the support and affection of a reclusive book loving widower (Bill Nighy). 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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Dedication: To John Berger


Learning to Drive (2014)*

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Title: Learning to Drive
Rating: R
Directed by: Isabel Coixet
Written by: Sarah Kernochan
Starring: Patricia Clarkson, Ben Kingsley and Grace Gummer
Release Date: 8/21/2015
Running Time: 90 minutes

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As her marriage dissolves, a Manhattan writer takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. In each other’s company they find the courage to get back on the road and the strength to take the wheel.


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Another Me (2013)

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TITLE: Another Me

RELEASE DATE: 8/22/2014

RATING: PG-13

A teenager finds her perfect life upended when she’s stalked by a mysterious doppelganger who has her eyes set on assuming her identity.

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Special thanks to Frank S. for this submission

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