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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Emelia
... Jake
... Dave
... Beth
... Joa
... Policeman
... Jonathan
David Cann ... Grumpy Man (as David Cahn)
Sheila Monaghan ... Edna
Katie Overd ... Posy
Billy Seymour ... Spotty Youth
... Manageress
Chandra Ruegg ... Waitress
... Female Customer
... 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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Trivia

Tamzin Rafn wrote the screenplay over a period of three months at weekends only as she had a demanding full-time job at the time. See more »

Goofs

When Harry sends Emilia a laptop, he doesn't include the charger. 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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SHAKESPEARE
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 Operaitons Ltd.
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Albatross totally surprised me.
30 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

I watched this film without any expectations, in the end, I got exactly what I wanted. Albatross might not be a masterpiece but it certainly has become one of my favorites. I wonder why Comedy isn't added in this film's genre 'cause I found most of the dialogues comical.

As everyone saying, there is no exaggeration about Jessica Brown Findlay's acting, she was adorable and the other characters including 12 year old and old guys acted very fine.

Humans make mistakes but realizing those and not repeating them is the important part. If you find someone feeling very low then you say any random thing just to cheer him up. Similarly, sometimes our parents lie to us too, not with the intention to hurt us but to inspire us and make us discover the hidden talents within. This is what I understood from the film.

So, I give this movie 10 out of 10 'cause I totally loved it.


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