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Arthouse- The Bookshop

Rating: PG
Length: 113 mins
Cast: Bill Nighy, Emily Mortimer, Patricia Clarkson
Session Times:

Mon 18th Jun: 10:30am  1:00pm  3:30pm  
Tue 19th Jun: 10:30am  1:00pm  3:30pm  6:15pm  
Wed 20th Jun: 10:30am  1:00pm  3:30pm  6:15pm  
Thu 21st Jun: 10:30am  6:15pm  
Fri 22nd Jun: 10:30am  6:15pm  
Sat 23rd Jun: 3:30pm  6:15pm  
Sun 24th Jun: 3:30pm  6:15pm  
Mon 25th Jun: 10:30am  6:15pm  
Tue 26th Jun: 10:30am  6:15pm  
Wed 27th Jun: 10:30am  6:15pm  

Set in a small town in 1959 England, it is the story of a woman who decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop, a decision which becomes a political minefield.

Free-spirited Florence Green is a widow who sets her grief aside to open the first bookshop in the seaside town of Hardborough. She struggles to establish herself but by exposing the sheltered local townsfolk to the best literature of the day, including Nabokov’s scandalizing Lolita, Florence opens their eyes and brings about a cultural awakening to a town that has not changed for centuries.

She finds an unlikely kindred spirit and ally in Mr Brundish. But this mini revolution also brings her fierce enemies, including Mrs Gamart, a self-interested civic leader. When Florence refuses to bend to Gamart’s will, they begin a struggle not just for the bookshop, but for the heart and soul of the town.

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