Film Cinema

Overview

Director
Jessica Swale

Cast
Gemma Arterton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Courtenay, Penelope Wilton

The story of fiercely independent folklore investigator, Alice (Gemma Arterton) who secludes herself in her clifftop study, debunking myths using science to disprove the existence of other-worldly forces and magic. Consumed by her work, but also profoundly lonely, she is haunted by a love affair from her past.

When spirited young Frank, an evacuee from the London Blitz, is dumped into her irritable care, his innocence and wonder unlock deeply buried and painful secrets in Alice’s past, and make her re-evaluate what it really means to free your imagination. Bravely embracing life’s miraculous unpredictability, Alice learns that wounds may be healed, hope and second chances do exist, and any woman must defiantly be two things: who and what she wants.

From Britain’s strongest new voice, the Olivier Award winning breakthrough writer/director Jessica Swale, SUMMERLAND inspires with daringly honest and contemporary themes – an intensely emotional journey of womanhood and self-discovery, love and friendship.

Ticket Information

{{group | date:'EEEE'}} {{group | dateSuffix}} {{group | date:'MMMM'}}

Add to calendar {{instance.startDate | date:'dd/MM/yyyy'}} {{instance.startHour}}:{{instance.startMinute}} {{instance.startDate | date:'dd/MM/yyyy'}} {{instance.endHour}}:{{instance.endMinute}} Europe/London {{instance.eventName}} Poole's Centre For The Arts 21 Kingland Road Poole Dorset BH15 1UG DD/MM/YYYY
{{instance.startHour}}.{{instance.startMinute}}

School holiday

Captioned

Audio described

BSL

School performance

Gold performance

Blue performance

Green performance

Orange performance

Suitable for schools

Sold out

To join the waiting list

please call us on 01202 280000

Please be reassured that ticket holders will be contacted directly, and we ask that customers do not call or email Lighthouse.