Bounced from his theater critic job, overbearing, overweight, once-promising poet Ted Wallace (Roger Allam) readily takes a paid assignment to visit the palatial estate of estranged friend Sir Michael Logan (Matthew Modine) and investigate whether Logan's self-involved son David (Tommy Knight) has developed miraculous healing powers. As he moves about the eccentrics who have descended on the home in search of cures, will he uncover the sordid truth?
Reasons to Buy
- An adaptation of Stephen Fry's wonderful epistolary novel, first published in 1994.
- "Looking" star Russell Tovey turns up as the lead character's belabored supervisor.
- And adorable actor Tommy Knight plays the magical young man whom the story revolves around - he could "heal" us any day.
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