84 Charing Cross Road
This tender, heart-warming drama, adapted by Helene Hanff and James Roose-Evans, is the extraordinary true story of Helene Hanff, a vivacious New York writer and collector of rare books and Frank Doel, a London bookseller. Through their letters and passion for books, they share a remarkable transatlantic romance spanning 20 years; their friendship blossoms through their funny and often intimate correspondence. Their exchange of letters not only became a chronicle of an era from the late 1940s post-war Britain to the Beatles’ invasion in the 1960s, but also a record of a unique love story. Their deeply touching relationship was captured in the highly successful film version starring Anne Bancroft and Anthony Hopkins.