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Movie Review – The Fitzroy (2018)

The Fitzroy, 2018.

Directed by Andrew Harmer.

Starring Cerith Flinn, Jan Anderson, Kenneth Collard, David Schaal, David Gant, Stuart McGugan, John Wark, James Hamer-Morton, Sarah Griffin, Norma Cohen, Ant Payne, and Anne-Sophie Marie.

Synopsis:

In a post-apocalyptic 1950’s, a bellboy struggles to keep a converted submarine fit for use as a hotel whilst trying to cater to the whims of a tyrannical boss, a femme fatale and various other bizarre guests.

The Fitzroy is a very quirky comedy, featuring a setting and style that harkens back to the Ealing comedies of old. Set in the 1950’s, this hotel is actually a disused Soviet submarine that has somehow ended up at Margate. It is here that we meet the protagonist Bernard (Flinn), a bellboy who spends his days trying to maintain the hotel, avoid his bully of a boss (Schall) and summon up the courage to speak to one of the guests,

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