Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone (2021)

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charles cooper


peter benson


Phaedra Patrick (author), Melissa Salmons (Adpated by)


Tom Everett Scott, Ella Ballentine, Mia Maestro




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Published by HarperCollins, ‘Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone is the second novel from Phaedra Patrick. Her debut, ‘The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper’ has been translated into 25 languages worldwide and awarded the Prix des Lectrices 2017 in France. 

The movie follows Benedict Stone (Tom Everett Scott) and his wife Emilia (Mía Maestro) who have separated after ten years of unsuccessfully trying for a baby. Benedict wants Emilia back, but Emilia needs space. So when Benedict’s teenage niece Gemma (Ella Ballentine) mysteriously arrives on his doorstep, his life is turned upside down, except she might be the change that he desperately needs to improve himself and to get a second chance at life with Emilia.