Dir. Jessica Swale, UK, 2020, 99 mins
Free Advance Screening & Livestream Q&A with star Gemma Arterton + writer/director Jessica Swale
Gemma Arterton (VITA & VIRGINIA) stars as Alice, a reclusive writer resigned to a solitary life on the seaside cliffs of Southern England while World War II rages across the channel. When she opens her front door one day to find she’s to adopt a young London evacuee named Frank, she’s resistant. It’s not long, however, before the two realize they have more in common in their pasts than Alice had assumed. Gugu Mbatha-Raw (BELLE, BEYOND THE LIGHTS) and Tom Courtenay co-star in this intensely emotional story of love’s endurance in trying times from Olivier Award-winning writer/director Jessica Swale.
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SUMMERLAND will be released nationwide on Friday, July 31 from IFC Films