Summerland (2020)

Drama, General Film, War

Director: Jessica Swale

Writer(s): Jessica Swale

Starring: Gemma Arterton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Penelope Wilton, Tom Courtenay, Lucas Bond, Dixie Egerickx, Dominic McGreevy, Amanda Root, Jessica Gunning, David Horovitch, Aoibhine McFlynn, David Ajao, Casper Allpress, Nina Beagley, Jude Benkel, Jason Christopher, Daniel Eghan, Karl Farrer, Marie Hamm, Ty Hurley, Martina Laird, Amanda Lawrence, Toby Osmond, Siân Phillips, Joshua Riley, Bernardo Santos, Sally Scott, Claire Ashton, Nick Davison

Synopsis: Alice is 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. Gemma Arterton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Tom Courtenay star in this intensely emotional story of love’s endurance in trying times. READ REVIEW

Release Date: July 31, 2020 (USA) | Length: 99 min | Genre: Drama, War | MPAA Rating: Rated PG for thematic content, some suggestive comments, language, and smoking.