The Shell Seekers

An Englishwoman (Angela Lansbury) reviews her life with her adult children in mind.

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The Shell Seekers


Drama95 Mins1989PG

Penelope Keeling (Angela Lansbury) is a withdrawn English matron from an artistic family. After suffering what seems to be a heart attack, Penelope reevaluates her past choices and decides to reconnect with her children, including Noel (Christopher Bowen) and Olivia (Patricia Hodge). Looking back on her life, Penelope reflects on moments of both happiness and regret, focusing in particular on her ill-fated romance with one-time love Richard (Sam Wanamaker).


  • Emotional
  • Endearing