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Summerland / Quickfire Films, BFI present ; in association with Embankment Films ; a Shoebox Films/Iota Films production ; written and directed by Jessica Swale ; produced by Guy Heeley and Adrian Sturges.

Swale, Jessica, (film director,, screenwriter.). Heeley, Guy, (film producer.). Sturges, Adrian, 1976- (film producer.). Arterton, Gemma, (actor.). Mbatha-Raw, Gugu, 1983- (actor.). Bond, Lucas, (actor.). Wilton, Penelope, 1946- (actor.). Courtenay, Tom, (actor.). Quickfire Films, (presenter.). British Film Institute, (presenter.). Embankment Films, (presenter.). Shoebox Films, (production company.). Iota Films, (production company.). MPI Media Group, (publisher.). Gemma Arterton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lucas Bond, Penelope Wilton, Tom Courtenay. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 0 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 3 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

9 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library DVD SUM (Text) 33500013301015 Main On holds shelf -
Moorhead Public Library DVD SUM (Text) 33500013300991 Main Checked out 12/04/2020
Moorhead Public Library DVD SUM (Text) 33500013301007 Main In transit -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Orland Park, IL : MPI Media Group, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2020.
Wide screen.
Special features: behind the scenes ; interviews ; trailers.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Laurie Rose ; editor, Tania Reddin ; music, Volker Bertelmann.
Participant or Performer Note:
Gemma Arterton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lucas Bond, Penelope Wilton, Tom Courtenay.
Summary, etc.:
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 name 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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic content, some suggestive comments, language, and smoking.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; 2.39:1 wide screen, 5.1 Dolby surround, 2.0 Dolby stereo (DVS).
Language Note:
In English with optional Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Women authors > Drama.
Lesbians > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > England > Drama.
Evacuation of civilians > Drama.
Genre: Drama
Feature films
War films
Romance films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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