'The Last Letter From Your Lover': Air time, how to watch, cast and all about Netflix film
If you're a fan of JoJo Moye's writing, then the romantic mystery film 'The Last Letter From Your Lover' may be exactly what you need to feel a little old-school romance. The film follows an ambitious journalist Ellie (Felicity Jones) who discovers a secret trove of love letters and becomes determined to solve the mystery of the forbidden affair that is the basis of the letters. But as she tries to unravel the mystery of this love story, a love story of Ellie's own develops with an endearing archivist.
If you have enjoyed other film adaptations of JoJo Moyes's work such as 'Me Before You' and if you're also a fan of the Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones starrer 'The Theory of Everything', then this should be a film that you will enjoy.
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Air time and how to watch
'The Last Letter From Your Lover' starts streaming at 3 am EST on Netflix on July 23. You can also watch the movie by signing up for the platform’s free trial. Apart from that, viewers can also opt for different subscription plans provided by the streaming giant. A premium plan that allows more people to watch the service on different screens simultaneously, costs $18 per month. Meanwhile, the basic US plan costs $9 per month.
The Netflix synopsis says the plot of 'The Last Letter From Your Lover' reads as follows, "A pair of interwoven stories set in the present and past, THE LAST LETTER FROM YOUR LOVER follows Ellie Haworth (Felicity Jones), an ambitious journalist who discovers a trove of secret love letters from 1965 and becomes determined to solve the mystery of the forbidden affair at their center. As she uncovers the story behind Jennifer Stirling (Shailene Woodley), the wife of a wealthy industrialist, and Anthony O’Hare (Callum Turner) the financial journalist assigned to cover him, a love story of Ellie’s own begins to unfold with the assistance of an earnest and endearing archivist (Nabhaan Rizwan) who helps her track down more letters."
Actor Shailene Woodley is perhaps as well known for her acting as she is for her activism. She started out her career in the ABC series 'The Secret Life of the American Teenager'. However, her film debut was in the George Clooney-starrer 'The Descendants' for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress —Motion Picture. She then went onto cement her rise to stardom with popular films such as 'The Fault in Our Stars' and the science-fiction franchise 'The Divergent'. Her role on the highly critically acclaimed drama series, 'Big Little Lies' garnered Woodley a Primetime Emmy Award nomination and a Golden Globe Award nomination. In 2021 she starred in the critically acclaimed drama films 'The Mauritanian' and 'The Fallout'.
Felicity Jones may be best known to international audiences for her role as Jane Hawking in 'The Theory of Everything', a role which garnered her nominations at the Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA and Academy Awards for Best Actress. Jones has gone onto be a part of several Hollywood blockbusters including 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' and 'Inferno' with Tom Hanks, based on Dan Brown's novel of the same name.
British actor and model Callum Turner is best known for his role as Theseus Scamander in 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald', Bill Rohan in 'Queen and Country' and Shaun Emery in the BBC One TV series 'The Capture', for which he received a nomination for the BAFTA Television Award for Best Actor.
Letters certainly have the power to spell out love over generations and 'The Last Letter From Your Lover' shows how the pen is definitely mighty in this respect, so much so that it inspires two love stories, not just one. Fans will also be thrilled to see a special appearance by acting legend Ben Cross in the film.
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