A young woman wishes to fulfill her mother's dream of opening her own bakery in Notting Hill, London. To do this, she enlists the help of an old friend and her grandma.

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Eliza Schroeder

Writers:

Jake Brunger (screenplay), Jake Brunger (story) | 2 more credits »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Candice Brown ... Sarah
Shelley Conn ... Isabella
Shannon Tarbet ... Clarissa
Celia Imrie ... Mimi
Margherita Barbieri Margherita Barbieri ... Dancer
Katya Bourvis Katya Bourvis ... Dancer
Rachel Maybank Rachel Maybank ... Dancer
Sophie Mergallyev Sophie Mergallyev ... Dancer (as Sophie Mergaliyev)
Sandy Nuttall Sandy Nuttall ... Dancer
Amelia O'Hara Amelia O'Hara ... Dancer
Alessandra Marie Perdichizzi Alessandra Marie Perdichizzi ... Dancer
Alyshia Waite Alyshia Waite ... Dancer
Hannah Williams Hannah Williams ... Dancer
Rose Alice Rose Alice ... Dance Instructor
Louise Swayne Louise Swayne ... Condolence Officer (as Louise H Swayne)
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A young woman wishes to fulfill her mother's dream of opening her own bakery in Notting Hill, London. To do this, she enlists the help of an old friend and her grandma.

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The images on the TV of the trapeze act is a Spanish Public Television (TVE) recording of Spanish Trapeze artist Pinito del Oro. See more »

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The cakes and pastries had more substance than the script
8 July 2020 | by tm-sheehanSee all my reviews

I like to start with the positives about a film I review after all 6/10 is an average to good score from me . I'll begin with the delicious cakes and pastries that feature in the film and are provided by the bestselling food writer and restaurateur author and chef Yotam Ottolenghi especially the Matcha Mille crepe cake used in the plot.

I was amazed to read this very light weight script that took 3 people to write Eliza Schroeder (also director ) a mistake in my opinion as this is her first major film .Other writers were Mahalia Rimmer, and Jake Brunger who also wrote the screenplay.

The film is about a young woman who enlists the help of her mother's best friend and her eccentric estranged grandmother to fulfil her late mother's dream of opening a bakery in Notting Hill. It is now shooting in London.

The Director Elizabeth Schroeder said in an interview about the film "Having lost my mother whilst developing the film, my perspective on the outcome and the story I wanted to tell changed. Creating a story that was uplifting and touching whilst dealing with loss in my life became very important to me." and the film is dedicated to her late mother which is fitting. Luckily for Love Sarah, its cast abounds in talent and their chemistry is enjoyable to watch and easy to root for. The kind of feel good family drama Love Sarah wants to be is somewhere in this film, but hidden under layers of unnecessary character backstory and too many plot threads.

Celia Imrie as Mimi is delightful as the bittersweet Grandmother and the Supporting cast of Rupert Penry -Jones as Matthew in a relaxed romantic role of not much substance is also good. I also enjoyed Shelley Conn as Isabella and Shannon Tarbet as Clarissa the granddaughter. I was only talking about mediocre script writing recently and this film would fit in that category like a beautifully decorated that when tasted sometimes disappoints when tasted " Love Sarah " to my taste is just average.


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Release Date:

15 January 2021 (USA) See more »

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