Digital Premiere Date2021-05-11
Francis LeeProducer(s) :
Iain Canning, Emile Sherman, and Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly
Kate Winsle, Saoirse Ronan, Fiona Shaw, Gemma Jones, James McArdle, Clare Rushbrook, and Alec Secăreanu
Cinematographer (DoP) :
Stéphane FontaineMusic Director :
Dustin O'Halloran and Volker Bertelmann
Production House :
BBC Films, British Film Institute, See-Saw Films
Acclaimed palaeontologist Mary Anning works alone selling common fossils to tourists to support her ailing mother, but a chance job offer changes her life when a visitor hires her to care for his wife. 1840s England, acclaimed but overlooked fossil hunter Mary Anning and a young woman sent to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship, altering both of their lives forever.
Directed by Francis Lee, the film boasts of an impressive cast lead by Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan playing complex women tied in an unlikely relationship in an era where they would have not been accepted in the public eye.