Il prossimo film in lingua originale è THE BOOKSHOP, in programma al Visionario lunedì 8 ottobre ore 20:00.

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The Bookshop is a 2017 drama film written and directed by Isabel Coixet, based on the novel of the same name by Penelope Fitzgerald. The film stars Emily Mortimer, Patricia Clarkson, and Bill Nighy.

The film won three Goya Awards, including Best Film, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay.

The Bookshop is an elegant yet incisive rendering of personal resolve, tested in the battle for the soul of a community.

England 1959. In a small East Anglian town, Florence Green decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop.


The film, like the novel, is set mainly in 1959, and centres around Florence Green (Emily Mortimer), a free-spirited widow, who risks everything to open a bookshop in the small fictional coastal town of Hardborough, Suffolk. The location chosen is the Old House, an abandoned, damp house said to be infested by ghosts. After many sacrifices, Florence manages to start her business.  While bringing about a surprising cultural awakening through works by Ray Bradbury and Vladimir Nabokov, she earns the support and affection of Mr Brundish (Bill Nighy), the lonely and mysterious inhabitant of the house at the top of the hill,  a reclusive book-loving widower,  Florence’s best client. She makes a success of the business, largely by stocking Nabokov’s Lolita – thus incurring the envious opposition of a local grand dame, the influential and ambitious Mrs. Gamart (Patricia Clarkson) who intends to set up an arts centre in the Old House. The business grows for about a year …..