“It's memorable for its subtle unconventionality - sad without being a weepy, touching without being a romance. ”~Ed Potton, Times (UK)
Aroview: Based on the novel by Penelope Fitzgerald, which tells the charming story of a free-spirited widow who risks everything to fulfill her dream of opening a bookshop in the sleepy seaside town of Hardborough, England, in the late 50's.
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5 stars (Exceptional) Lovely story; very witty script. Miraculous acting & great cinematography. Directed by Spanish isabel Coixet, one of the world's greatest directors today. Watch her other movies too; but you will love this, its really perfect!~Sandy