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Certification12 Our Rating

It's the off-season at the lonely Beauregard Hotel in Bournemoth, and only the long-term tenants are still in residence. Life is stirred up, however, when the beautiful Ann Shankland arrives to see her alcoholic ex-husband, John Malcolm, who is secretly engaged to Pat Cooper, the woman who runs the hotel. Meanwhile, snobbish Mrs Railton-Bell discovers that the kindly if rather doddering Major Pollock, played by David Niven, who won an Oscar for his performance, a retired officer who likes to find out more...


CertificationPG Our Rating

Nat Jester says: "This is a lovely film, harking back to older times through its use of the silent film format. This makes the acting abilities of the two leads, Jean du Jardin and Bérénice Bejo, all the more important and they really do a wonderful job. The blossoming romance between the leads can also be seen as a metaphor for the love of cinema, and the way in which it has changed over time. 5/5"

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