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Review by Lani Barelona

If Albatross (2011) was written and directed by one of the Andersons (Wes or P.T.) you would have heard about it.Albatross was about a boy or set in a fairy tale world, you would have heard about it.

Alas, it was written by a woman, about a young woman, and set on the Isle of Man (a place I’m going to bet not many Americans have heard of, as we are not known for our geography skills. It’s in the Irish Sea, close to the boarder of Scotland and England and is a part of the UK).

The film stars Jessica Brown Findlay of Downton Abbey fame in her first role, as Emelia Conan-Doyle. Yes, that Conan-Doyle, or so Emelia was led to believe by her deceased mother (“I come from a no parent home”,. she declares)

Seventeen year old Emelia is the »

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