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Albatross (2011)

 -  Drama  -  14 October 2011 (UK)
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Beth, a bookish teenager, befriends Emilia, an aspiring novelist who has just arrived in town. Emilia soon begins an affair with Beth's father that threatens to have devastating consequences.

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Justin Edwards ...
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David Cahn ...
Grumpy Man
Sheila Monaghan ...
Edna
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Spotty Youth
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Chandra Ruegg ...
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Marie-France Alvarez ...
Female Customer
Hazel Douglas ...
Granny
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Beth, a bookish teenager, befriends Emilia, an aspiring novelist who has just arrived in town. Emilia soon begins an affair with Beth's father that threatens to have devastating consequences.

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Beautiful. smart. talented. trouble.

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When Emelia (Jessica Brown Findlay) goes to purchase liquor, the store clerk asked for proof that she was 18. Emelia merely showed her breasts and exclaimed: "There. Are these not the breasts of an 18 year old?" Findlay was 22 when she acted in this film. See more »

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When Emelia puts her top back down at the store, she is all of a sudden wearing a bra. See more »

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[first lines]
Joa: Are you alright? I'm taking Posy to an audition, so you're manning the front desk this morning.
Beth: I'm not, I'm revising.
Joa: It's writing. You can revise on the desk. You have to give people keys, Beth.
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References Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) See more »

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THAT SOUND
Written by Milton Campbell, Tyson Pumphrey, Bryan Winchester, Jason Madeiros, Nate Harvey & Brian Roberson
Published by Buck Music Group Ltd. on behalf of EV-Web Music on behalf of B3 Vibes (ASCAP)
Performed by Ohmega Watts
Courtesy of Ubiquity Records
By arrangement with Woodwork Music and Sugaroo!
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5 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A fabulous pastry pleases all your senses and leaves you with a bit of chocolate on your lip and wanting more. I gorged on this one. But there's more to be said for this movie. It takes a clever but easily clichéd story line and spins it out so freshly creative it makes your face hurt from smiling. And all the moguls with the money should line up to honor Jessica Brown-Findlay who took a cleverly written part and turned it into an award winning performance. But I must be honest and say that the TR-2 might have influenced me. When I was 16, I lusted for a bright red version on the showroom floor in upstate New York. How much better can you make a movie for a 71 year old incurable romantic who can still remember what lust is all about.


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