Albatross

Release date:January 2, 2012
(limited)

Studio:IFC Films

Director:Niall MacCormick

MPAA Rating:N/A

Screenwriter:

Starring:Felicity Jones, Jessica Brown Findlay, Sebastian Koch, Julia Ormond

Genre:Comedy, Romance

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Plot Summary:

"Albatross" is the story of Emelia Conan-Doyle (Jessica Brown Findlay, "Downton Abbey"), a cheeky force of nature and the 17-year-old heir to the legacy of Arthur Conan Doyle. Harboring an ambition to follow in the literary footsteps of her grandfather, Emelia writes while working at a stuffy seaside hotel populated by another blocked novelist Jonathan (Sebastian Koch), his put-upon wife (Julia Ormond) and their daughter Beth (Felicity Jones, "Like Crazy"). Instigating a whirlwind of change, Emilia first befriends and emancipates the bookish daughter Beth (Jones), alarms her career frustrated mother (Ormond), before bewitching Jonathan himself.

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