The bookshop

Feature Film

Director Isabel Coixet adapts Penelope Fitzgerald’s eponymous novel.


At the end of the 50s, Florence Green decided to realize one of her biggest dreams: leave London and open a small bookshop in a town by the British coast. But to her surprise, this decision will unleash all kinds of reactions among the inhabitants of the town.

Additional Information

Produced by Diagonal Televisió, A Contracorriente Films, Green Films AIE y Zephyr Films with the participation of TVE, Movistar+, Telecable, Northern Ireland Screen, One Two Films y SR-Arte. Distributed in España by A Contracorriente Films. International sales Celsius Entertainment.


Goya 2018 Best Film

Goya 2018 Best DIrector

Goya 2018 Best Adapted Screenplay

Gaudí 2018 Best Art Direction

Gaudí 2018 Best Original Music

Forqué 2018 Best Film

5 CEC Medals

Frankfurt Book Fair Best Adaptation

  • Duration

  • Basada en la novela de Penelope Fitzgerald 'The Bookshop'
  • Isabel Coixet
  • Direction

    Isabel Coixet

The bookshop

  • Emily Mortimer
  • Bill Nighy
  • Patricia Clarkson
  • James Lance
  • Honor Kneafsey
  • Frances Barber
  • Jorge Suquet
  • Charlotte Vega