Jessica Brown Findlay first appeared in the British science fiction comedy-drama television show ‘Misfits’ in 2009. The following year, she joined the main cast of the British historical drama television series ‘Downton Abbey’ created by Julian Fellowes. She played the role of ‘Lady Sybil Branson’ and remained a part of the show until 2012. Findlay went on to make her silver screen debut in the 2011 British coming-of-age drama film ‘Albatross’ directed by Niall MacCormick. The film opened to a mixed critical reception and currently holds a 54% approval score on Rotten Tomatoes. She was next seen in films like ‘Winter's Tale’ (2014), ‘Lullaby’ (2014), ‘The Riot Club’ (2014), ‘Victor Frankenstein’ (2015), ‘This Beautiful Fantastic’ (2016), and ‘England Is Mine’ (2017). In 2017, she voiced ‘Fay’ in the computer-animated monster comedy film Monster Family’ directed by Holger Tappe. The film was largely panned by critics and eventually failed at the box office. That same year, she also starred as ‘Charlotte Wells’ in the British-American period drama television series ‘Harlots’ created by Alison Newman and Moira Buffini. The series was canceled after 3 seasons in 2019. She next portrayed ‘Elizabeth McKenna’ in the 2018 historical romantic-drama film ‘The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society’ directed by Mike Newell. The film received positive reviews from critics and grossed over $23 million at the box office. She was next seen in television series and films such as ‘The Banishing’ (2020), ‘Castlevania’ (2020-2021), ‘Munich: The Edge of War’ (2021), ‘Monster Family 2’ (2021), ‘Life After Life’ (2022), and ‘Flatshare’ (2022). She was last seen in the 2022 British-Italian noir thriller film ‘The Hanging Sun’ directed by Francesco Carrozzini. The film had its premiere at the Venice International Film Festival.
Albatross is a drama film which tells the story of Emelia, an aspiring novelist, who starts working at a seaside hotel owned by Jonathan, who is also a struggling writer. She befriends his daughter, and over time, she finds herself attracted to Jonathan and begins a relationship with him. However, their affair soon threatens to bring terrible consequences.
Peter, a thief, who is raised by a supernatural demon, goes to Beverley Penn’s mansion attempting to rob it. However, he instead falls in love with the heiress named Beverley, who is poisoned and dies in his arms. After learning that he has the gift of reincarnation, he decides to set out in order to save her.
Eccentric medical student, Victor Frankenstein, strikes a friendship with amateur anatomist, and circus-clown Igor Straussman. With Igor’s help, Frankenstein conducts experiments to re-animate dead tissues to create life and overcome death by solving mysteries of creation; but it leads to alarming results, inviting public wrath. When Frankenstein’s obsession threatens to cross boundaries of sanity, Igor must save him from his monstrous creation.
The Riot Club is a thriller drama film which revolves around two first-year students at Oxford University who come across a secret society named the Riot Club. They come to know that reputations can be earned or even destroyed in a single evening through this society.