I Capture the Castle is a romance movie. This is the story of a teenager with a dysfunctional family. This movie is set in a rundown castle in England during the 1930's. A teenage girl has a writer father who suffers from writer's block. Her older sister is angry about their poverty but does nothing to solve it. Their step-mother is a nudist who is a free spirit and pays no attention to the problems. Finally the older sister takes matters into her hands by marrying their rich American landlord. This is a coming of age story about a girl living a life of poverty.