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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.

Director:

Niall MacCormick

Writer:

Tamzin Rafn (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica Brown Findlay ... Emelia
Harry Treadaway ... Jake
Josef Altin ... Dave
Felicity Jones ... Beth
Julia Ormond ... Joa
Justin Edwards ... Policeman
Sebastian Koch ... Jonathan
David Cann David Cann ... Grumpy Man (as David Cahn)
Sheila Monaghan Sheila Monaghan ... Edna
Katie Overd Katie Overd ... Posy
Billy Seymour ... Spotty Youth
Alexis Zegerman ... Manageress
Chandra Ruegg Chandra Ruegg ... Waitress
Marie-France Alvarez Marie-France Alvarez ... Female Customer
Hazel Douglas ... Granny
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Storyline

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.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 2011 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Albatros See more »

Filming Locations:

Douglas, Isle of Man See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$32,992
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Writer Tamzin Rafn acknowledges Diablo Cody as an influence on her screenplay. See more »

Goofs

When Harry sends Emilia a laptop, he doesn't include the charger. See more »

Quotes

[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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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

MAMBO NO. 8
Written & Performed by Dámaso Pérez Prado
© 1950 E.M.M.I. Mexico
Administered by Peer International Corp., USA
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Mexico S.A.
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Amazing Breakout Performance by Jessica Brown-Findlay!
27 February 2013 | by davidvincentwolfSee all my reviews

..I just wanted to jump on the Jessica Brown-Findlay bandwagon here as her performance was beyond amazing...it's not often you are able to witness that special moment when you just know that the young actress you are watching is most certainly destined to become a major star...such is the case with Jessica Brown-Findlay in Albatross...not only does she steal the film and every scene in which she appears, she complete enchants and beguiles you with her charm,wit,charisma and screen presence. Her power is such that without her, this would have been a typical coming of age story of young girl/woman....she single-handedly captures your undivided attention, inspires your romantic fascination with youth, beauty, and a vitality & passion for living life to the fullest...I challenge any male from 18 to 80 not to fall at least a little in love with her...must see!


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