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Screener Squad: Summerland

Summerland Movie Review


Alice (Gemma Arterton) just wants to be left alone in her seaside cottage to write. However, she gets volunteered to shelter Frank (Lucas Bond), a boy evacuated from London during the blitz and initially resolves to be rid of him as soon as possible. As time passes, Frank’s presence forces her to examine whether she’s willing to allow someone into her life again. Bradley leads Harmoni, Jena, and Lewayne on a tour of Summerland – a mythical place in the sky, as well as a drama about grief, love, and found families. Listen to their review to see if it was worth the trip.


DIRECTED BY: Jessica Swale

STARRING: Gemma Arterton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Penelope Wilton, Tom Courtenay, Lucas Bond, Dixie Egerickx, Dominic McGreevy, Aoibhine McFlynn

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