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Summer in February (2013)

Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, Romance | 17 January 2014 (USA)
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A true tale of love, liberty and scandal amongst the Edwardian artists' colony in Cornwall

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The Newlyn School of artists flourished at the beginning of the 20th Century and the film focuses on the wild and bohemian Lamorna Group, which included Alfred Munnings and Laura and Harold Knight. The incendiary anti-Modernist Munnings, now regarded as one of Britain's most sought-after artists, is at the centre of the complex love triangle, involving aspiring artist Florence Carter-Wood and Gilbert Evans, the land agent in charge of the Lamorna Valley estate. True - and deeply moving - the story is played out against the timeless beauty of the Cornish coast, in the approaching shadow of The Great War. Written by Production

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2 tsuki no natsu  »

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Ophelia Lovibond was originally cast in the lead role. She dropped out and was replaced by Emily Browning. See more »

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At the races the union flag is flying upside down. See more »

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In Perfect Starlight
Music by Benjamin Wallfisch
Lyrics by Joanna Wallfisch
Performed by Simon Wallfisch
Published by Du Vinage Publishing Ltd
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One hour of confusion .
2 December 2013 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Every movie must have a story that either invokes some sort of inspiration or realization for its viewers otherwise it is equal to reel of toilet paper. Well I wouldn't compare this to toilet paper, but it has everything except story. I don't know how related it is to the true story it is based on but I can say it feels as if something is happening in the background and the viewers are kept away. The characters are so indifferent to each other that at some point I felt like I will break the screen but then the beauty of the scenes stopped me. The actors/actresses are struggling to make sense of the dialogues and expression not knowing why they are doing so. If this movie is based on a book and as I read from other reviews that it is really beautiful then the director and the screenplay writer has to find another job. No wonder it is rated so low.


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