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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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Jake
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Dave
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Joa
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Policeman
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David Cann ...
Grumpy Man (as David Cahn)
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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Albatros  »

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The green convertible sports car Jonathan drives is a Triumph TR2, produced between 1953-1955, although the modern registration suggests that it may be a replica. See more »

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When Harry sends Emilia a laptop, he doesn't include the charger. 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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BUTTERFLIES
Written by Kirsty Almeida
Performed by Kirsty Almeida & The Troubadours
Published by Copyright Control
Courtesy of The Decca Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd.
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Amazing Breakout Performance by Jessica Brown-Findlay!
27 February 2013 | by (Orlando, FL) – See all my reviews

..I just wanted to jump on the Jessica Brown-Findlay bandwagon here as her performance was beyond amazing...it's not often you are able to witness that special moment when you just know that the young actress you are watching is most certainly destined to become a major star...such is the case with Jessica Brown-Findlay in Albatross...not only does she steal the film and every scene in which she appears, she complete enchants and beguiles you with her charm,wit,charisma and screen presence. Her power is such that without her, this would have been a typical coming of age story of young girl/woman....she single-handedly captures your undivided attention, inspires your romantic fascination with youth, beauty, and a vitality & passion for living life to the fullest...I challenge any male from 18 to 80 not to fall at least a little in love with her...must see!


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