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- Director: Isabel Coixet
- SPAIN, UK, GERMANY / 2017 / DCP / Colour / 113´ / English; Turkish s.t.
- Screenplay: Isabel Coixet
- Original Work: Penelope Fitzgerald
- Director of Photography: Jean Claude Larrieu
- Editing: Bernat Aragonés
- Music: Alfonso de Vilallonga
- Cast: Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, Patricia Clarkson, James Lance, Honor Kneafsey, Frances Barber, Jorge Suquet, Charlotte Vega
- Producer: Joan Bas, Jaume Banacolocha, Adolfo Blanco, Chris Curling
- Production Co.: Diagonal Televisió, Green Films, A Contracorriente Films, Zephyr Films
- World Sales: Celsius Entertainment
- Turkish Rights: Filmartı
- 2018 GOYA Best Film, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay
- 2018 GAUDI Awards Best Art Direction, Best Score
Catalan director Isabel Coixtet’s latest film, which premiered at Berlinale, is an adaptation of a novel by Penelope Fitzgerald. The film extols bibliophilia while telling the story of a woman who all alone stands up to society. In 1950s England, Florence Green buries the pain of losing her husband in her heart and opens a bookstore in a seaside town. She will have a hard time trying to overcome the locals’ prejudice against contemporary literature. Coixet says, “that woman is me, in my stubbornness, naivety in thinking that what you’re doing helps a little, a nanoparticle making this world better.” This is a drama about courage, optimism and love of books.
This film was a Meetings on the Bridge participant.