Summerland

Love. Magic. Hope.


Summerland
A reclusive writer has resigned herself 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 boy, she’s resistant. It’s not long, however, before the two realize they have more in common in their pasts than she had assumed.

100 minutes.
Parental Guidance 10-12 (Prejudice, Drug abuse).
Drama, Gay interest, Romance, War, Female interest, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Gemma Arterton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Penelope Wilton, Tom Courtenay, Lucas Bond, Dixie Egerickx, Siân Phillips, manda Root
Director
Jessica Swale
ScreenplayJessica Swale
MusicVolker Bertelmann
CinematographyLaurie Rose
EditingTania Reddin
SA distributorFilmfinity
Made in2020
Produced byIota Films, Shoebox Films

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama, romance, war
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone (sic)
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone (sic)
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance Suggested
Runtime99
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

British Board of Film Classification rating

12A: Suitable for 12 years and olderBrief moderate threat
Runtime100
British version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
10 +
Positive messages
3
Positive role models
4
Violence
3
Sex
2
Language
2
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Metacritic.com
22 critics
11
Rottentomatoes critics
111 critics
13
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconIn Summerland, the living is a little too easy to raise dramatic stakes -- but Gemma Arterton’s performance adds some much-needed extra heat.
15
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
13
CommonSenseMedia
Stefan Pape quote iconMoving, relatable WWII drama about grief and lost love.
15

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
6 users
15
Rottentomatoes users
11 users
15
Rottentomatoes popcornmeter
Popcornmeter
15
IMDB
1539 Netizens
14
The Movie DB
Community
15

Average .. 71%

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