An Awfully Big Adventure Poster

Release Date: July 21st, 1995

DVD Release Date: April 19th, 2005

R|1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary
Stella Bradshaw (Georgina Cates) is a pretty acting enthusiast who aspires to become a thespian, but winds up as a gofer at a theater company in Liverpool, England. Mesmerized by the troupe's arrogant and callous director, Meredith Potter (Hugh Grant), Stella grows to realize that he isn't capable of loving her. This leads to her involvement with the much older P.L. O'Hara (Alan Rickman), a talented but troubled actor. As Stella's relationship with O'Hara continues, shocking revelations arise.

Cast: Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant, Georgina Cates, Alun Armstrong, Peter Firth, Prunella Scales, Rita Tushingham, Alan Cox

Director: Mike Newell

Genres: Drama

Keywords: 1940s, Forbidden love, Growing up, Emotional, Brooding