ALBATROSS, the feature debut of BAFTA winning TV director Niall MacCormick, is now available to watch on SundanceNOW and Cable VOD before it is released in theaters!
Aspiring writer and heir to the legacy of Arthur Conan Doyle, Emelia (Jessica Brown-Findlay) takes a job as a cleaner in a seaside hotel owned by the dysfunctional Fischer family. Instigating a whirlwind of change, Emilia first befriends and emancipates the bookish daughter Beth (Felicity Jones, LIKE CRAZY), alarms her career frustrated mother (Julia Ormond, MY WEEK WITH MARILYN), before bewitching Beth’s novelist father Jonathan (Sebastian Koch, UNKNOWN).
ALBATROSS is available on SundanceNOW, and cable VOD via Comcast, Cox, Cablevision, Time Warner, and Bright House now ahead of its theatrical release on January 2nd.
SYNOPSIS: ALBATROSS is the story of Emelia Conan-Doyle (Jessica Brown Findlay, Downton Abbey), a cheeky force of nature and the 17 year old heir to the legacy of Arthur Conan Doyle. Harboring an ambition to follow in the literary footsteps of her grandfather, Emelia writes while working at a stuffy seaside hotel populated by another blocked novelist Jonathan (Sebastian Koch), his put-upon wife (Julia Ormond) and their daughter Beth (Felicity Jones, LIKE CRAZY).
Instigating a whirlwind of change, Emilia first befriends and emancipates the bookish daughter Beth (Jones), alarms her career frustrated mother (Ormond), before bewitching Jonathan himself.
Thomas Brodie Sangster
Jessica Brown Findlay
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