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This Beautiful Fantastic

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Sat 29 Jul 11.30pm
Tue 1 Aug 8.15pm FINAL
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This Beautiful Fantastic

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director: Simon Aboud (Comes A Bright Day)
Cast: Jessica Brown Findlay (Downton Abbey, The Riot Club), Tom Wilkinson (Snowden, Best Exotic Marigold Hotel), Andrew Scott (Sherlock, Pride), Jeremy Irvine (War Horse, The Railway Man)

THIS BEAUTIFUL FANTASTIC is a contemporary fairy tale revolving around the most unlikely of friendships between a reclusive, agoraphobic young woman with dreams of being a children's book author and a curmudgeonly old widower, set against the backdrop of a beautiful garden in the heart of London.

Bella Brown (Jessica Findlay Brown) is a beautifully quirky young woman who dreams of writing and illustrating a successful children’s book. Despite her abandonment as a child, the all consuming OCD, the unfulfilled dream, her awful boss at the library and her paralysing fear of flora and fauna, Bella is down but not out. This girl has a preternatural survival instinct, having been found in the middle of winter in the middle of Hyde Park as a babe.

When Bella is forced by her landlord to deal with her neglected garden or face eviction, she meets her nemesis, match and mentor in Alfie Stephenson (Tom Wilkinson), a cantankerous, loveless, rich old man who lives next door and is an amazing horticulturalist.

Runtime: 92 mins