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Albatross (2011)

Not Rated | | 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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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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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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story suggest darker eroticism
17 August 2016 | by See all my reviews

Emelia Conan Doyle (Jessica Brown Findlay) claims to be a descendant of the great writer Arthur Conan Doyle. She takes a cleaning job at a seaside hotel owned by Jonathan Fischer (Sebastian Koch). He's struggling with writer's block and holed up in the attic. He has combative wife Joa (Julia Ormond), bookish daughter Beth (Felicity Jones), and six year old Posy. Emelia befriends Beth who is applying for Oxford. Emelia claims to be a writer but she can't live up to her family name. As Jonathan mentors her, they begin an affair.

Jessica Brown Findlay and Felicity Jones are both lovely although this movie may be better if there is a darker, sexier edge. This plays more like a light relationship drama. The story suggests an eroticism that this movie does not have despite Findlay flashing her boobs comically. There is a darker edge that nobody is able to deliver other than Ormond. The story, the performances, and the tone don't completely click.


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