British Comedy Drama ‘Albatross’ Released On VOD Today

(Written for BritScene)

British coming-of-age comedy drama, Albatross, has been released on Video-On-Demand today (2nd December), starring Jessica Brown Findlay (TV’s Downton Abbey) as 17-year-old Emelia Conan-Doyle, the heir to the legacy of Scottish writer Arthur Conan Doyle.

Directed by Niall MacCormick (TV’s The Song of Lunch), Albatross follows Emelia, an aspiring writer who hopes to follow in the literary footsteps of her grandfather, whilst she also working at a seaside hotel on the south coast of England, owned by writers-blocked Jonathan (Sebastian KochUnknown). His wife Joa (Julia OrmondMy Week with Marilyn) also runs the hotel, and Emelie becomes friends with his daughter, Beth (Felicity JonesLike Crazy). Their friendship is soon threatened, however, when Emelia and Jonathan begin an affair after they connect over their love of books.

Premiering at the Edinburgh International Film Festival earlier this year, Brown-Findlay has received a universal praise for her performance.

The film stars a number of other Brits including Peter Vaughan, Harry Treadaway, and Thomas Brodie Sangster, and it will also have a limited theatrical release on 2nd January, 2012. Take a look at this trailer from this new British movie below.

0 Responses to “British Comedy Drama ‘Albatross’ Released On VOD Today”



  1. Leave a Comment

Please Leave A Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




Welcome



Social Info



You Should Be Watching:


(My latest film reviews)





You Should Be Reading:


(My latest book reviews)





Blog Stats

  • 120,999 views and counting!

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,899 other followers

%d bloggers like this: