I Capture the Castle Poster

I Capture the Castle

Release Date: July 11th, 2003

R|1 hr. 51 min.

Plot Summary
After his successful first novel, James Mortmain (Bill Nighy) has been unable to write for 12 years, retreating to his decrepit family castle with his second wife, Topaz (Tara Fitzgerald), and daughters Rose (Rose Byrne) and Cassandra (Romola Garai). With the family in desperate straits, their hopes are raised by the arrival of their new neighbors, American brothers Neil (Marc Blucas) and Simon Cotton (Henry Thomas). To save the family, Rose is determined to seduce and marry the wealthy Simon.

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Genres: Drama, Romance

Distributor: IDP Distribution

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  • Sadly too often (and I'm unsure whether this is the result of voices that echo when bounced off stone walls or because the acting is all over the place), the characters create the impression that English is their second language. show more

  • We like these people, which is important, and we are amused by them, which is helpful, but most of all we envy them, because they negotiate their romantic perplexities with such dash and style. show more

  • Screwball farce, romance, domestic tragicomedy and literary frolic rolled into one. show more

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