Millie Bobby Brown is just right as the younger sister of Sherlock Holmes as she becomes Yentl dressing as a young man having purchased clothing from one of the workmen on the estate where she is stationed at a finishing school to learn how to become a woman who will marry. Reaching for her freedom using the mental and physical skill taught to her by her mother (Helena Bonham) she begins to look and act like a smart careful confident Nancy Drew.
Her other older brother Mycroft Holmes has been named her guardian and insists on controlling her destiny. Enola has other ideas. During her escape she comes into contact with Tewkesbury (Louis Partridge) on a train and saves him from an attack by a dark character. Why Tewkesbury is a target is part of a plot resisting change in England. Enola smartly moves through society picking up clues which are in place from her mother who has disappeared. Enola is determined to find her mother at the same time she moves to help Tewkesbury who turns out to be a Lord.
Enola makes courageous and calculated moves changing from dressing as a young woman of means (she has some money) and back to a working class young man to make her moves seeking the clues from her mother.
The plot is somewhat complicated filled with flashbacks of her training with her Mom, particularly using scrabble letters she forms from various locations in her travels.
Brown is wonderful at expressing her confidence and determination to her cause, all based on a constant fearless aim to find Mother and be a helping hand to young Lord Tewkesbury.
In this time with few films being released to the big screen Enola Holmes is the most best film available to view.