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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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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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Siren's Lullaby
Music by Benjamin Wallfisch
Lyrics by Joanna Wallfisch
Performed by Eleanor Bowers Jolley
The Chamber Orchestra of London
Published by Du Vinage Publishing Ltd
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30 August 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's beautifully acted and shot. Christopher Menaul, the director behind Belonging, Feast of July, Above Suspicion, 1st Night, Treatment and Punters, brings us this blob of nothingness. It's a true tale of love, liberty and scandal amongst the Edwardian artists' colony in Cornwall. I thought this film was fantastic in some ways and terrible in others. There's something for everyone here, though the two male leads were overcast. I refuse to totally dismiss this, because I find it quite engaging. The film's screenplay is tight and well-written, and worthy of praise. An intelligent script, with direction that does it justice. As a final rating, it receives 7 out of 10 from this reviewer.


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