Roald Dahl's Esio Trot (2015)

A man with a crush on his neighbour goes to extraordinary lengths to get her attention.

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Mr Hoppy (Dustin Hoffman) is harbouring a secret crush on his widowed neighbour Mrs Silver (Judi Dench), who lives alone with her tortoise. In order to win her over, he devises an elaborate plan that requires a magic incantation and 100 bigger tortoises. This beguiling romantic comedy, adapted for the BBC by Richard Curtis and Paul Mayhew-Archer, boasts touching performances by its two leads.

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