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This Beautiful Fantastic (2016)

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A young woman who dreams of being a children's author makes an unlikely friendship with a cantankerous, rich old widower.

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Complete credited cast:
Mia Farkasovska Mia Farkasovska ... Young Bella
Jessica Brown Findlay ... Bella
Anna Chancellor ... Bramble
Jeremy Irvine ... Billy Tranter
Eileen Davies ... Milly
Tom Wilkinson ... Alfie Stephenson
Andrew Scott ... Vernon
Natalie Nasseraldeen Natalie Nasseraldeen ... Rhian
Nancy Nasseraldeen Nancy Nasseraldeen ... Amy
Paul Hunter Paul Hunter ... O'Brien
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A young woman who dreams of being a children's author makes an unlikely friendship with a cantankerous, rich old widower.

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life blooms in enchanting ways


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Rated PG for some thematic material and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 October 2016 (Slovenia) See more »

Also Known As:

Bella Brown'un Harikalar Bahçesi See more »

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London, England, UK

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$353,808
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Andrew Scott was keen to play a part in the film as he was tired of playing villains. See more »

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When Vernon's twin daughters first appear, he introduces then to Bella as Sinead and Niamh, but on the cast list in the closing credits they are named as Rhian and Amy. See more »

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Vernon: Good morning. I'm Vernon. I'm Miss Brown's... uh, partner.
Gideon O'Brien: Gideon O'Brien, landlord. We were just discussing the spectacular level of neglect relating to the 29-foot north-facing garden with lawns and well-stocked borders.
Vernon: Yeah right. We're just about to get into the garden. That's a major priority. That's top of the list.
Gideon O'Brien: I'm afraid it's too late for that. I shall have to ask you to vacate by the end of the month.
Vernon: [to Bella] We're you expecting Mr. O'Brien this morning?
Bella Brown: I wasn't.
Vernon: Right.
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Show Me the Way to Go Home
Written by Hal Swain and Irving King
Published by Chester Music Limited trading as Campbe
Performed by Eileen Davies
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Enchanting excellence.
19 September 2018 | by Sleepin_DragonSee all my reviews

It's been some time since I've been so captivated by a film, initially I found myself wondering what I was watching, and even what genre it fitted into, the dreaded family film.

The arrival of Andrew Scott convinced me that it was going to be good, I hadn't realised just how good. The characters are virtually perfect, each of them with a part to play, each of them truly captivating, and beautifully portrayed.

Every single cast member is fantastic, Tom Wilkinson, Jessica Brown Findlay, and of course the incredible Andre Scott. I loved Anna Chancellor's prickly librarian.

It was a feel good film, on that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

It's a quirky story, one that could be overlooked, but don't make the same mistake I did, quite simply, it's an enchanting film. 10/10


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