17-year-old Emelia (Jessica Brown Findlay), who believes she is following in the footsteps of her great-grandfather Sir Arthur Conan Doyle by pursuing a writing career, takes a job at a B&B owned by former writer Jonathan Fischer (Sebastian Koch) and run by his wife Joa (Julia Ormond). Sensing emerging talent in Emelia, Jonathan begins to tutor her, leading to a relationship that soon develops into a secret affair. Meanwhile, bookish daughter Beth Fischer (Felicity Jones) finds an unlikely friend in the free-spirited Emelia and begins to reveal to her the details of the Fischer family's troubled past. Now unless she can extricate herself from her relationship with Jonathan, Emelia just might destroy what solidarity the family has left.
Felicity Jones,Thomas Brodie Sangster,Peter Vaughan,Sebastian Koch,Harry Treadaway,Julia Ormond
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).
nstigating a whirlwind of change, Emilia first befriends and emancipates the bookish daughter Beth (Jones), alarms her career frustrated mother (Ormond), before bewitching Jonathan himself.