A town that lacks a bookshop isn’t always a town that wants one.
Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, Hunter Tremayne, Honor Kneafsey, Michael Fitzgerald, Frances Barber, Reg Wilson, James Lance, Patricia Clarkson
|Screenplay||Isabel Coixet, from the novel by Penelope Fitzgerald|
|Music||Alfonso de Vilallonga|
|Produced by||Consortium of European companies|
|Drug abuse||None (sic)|
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|PG: Parental Guidance Suggested||Rated PG for some thematic elements, language, and brief smoking.|
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|Suggested age limit
||Positive role models
||Drinking, drugs, smoking
What the Critics say
Tomatometer A rare adaptation that sticks too closely to its source material, The Bookshop’s meticulously crafted world building gets lost in its meandering pace.
|Movie Review Query Engine|
Sandie Angulo Chen Bittersweet period drama about the joys of reading.
What the People say
|The Movie DB|
Average .. 59%