I Capture the Castle (2003)

7.0

Movie

UK, United Kingdom
English
Drama, Romance
2000
CAMERON CROWE, TIM FYWELL
Alice Marie Crowe, Anna Paquin, Bijou Phillips
113 min

What it's about

A love story set in 1930s England that follows 17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain, and the fortunes of her eccentric family, struggling to survive in a decaying English castle. Based on Dodie Smith's 1948 novel with the same name.

The take

Set in the 1930's English Countryside, the story of the eccentric Mortmain family is told from the daughter Cassandra's point of view. Her father, a once acclaimed and famous writer has written nothing in years, leading the family into bankruptcy. Themes such as first love and financial troubles are explored from Cassandra's comic and intelligent point of view. A classic and a must-see.

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