WHO’S IN IT?
Maxine Peake (Funny Cow), Charles Dance (The Imitation Game), Freddie Fox (The Riot Club), Tanya Reynolds (Emma), Peter McDonald (The Damned United), Zak Adams (film debut), Perry Fitzpatrick (The Spoiler), Kenneth Collard (Anna Karenina)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Thomas Clay (Soi Cowboy), director, writer, composer, editor; Philippe Bober (The Square), Robert Cannan (The Lovers & The Despot), Joseph Lang (film debut), Michel Merkt (Elle) and Zorana Piggott (Mirror Maze), producers; Giorgos Arvanitis (The Last Mistress), cinematographer
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 1657, on an isolated farm in Shropshire, Fanny Lye (Peake) lives a Puritan life with her husband John (Dance) and their son Arthur (Adams). However, the unexpected arrival of two strangers Thomas (Fox) and Rebecca (Reynolds), who are on the run from a ruthless sheriff (McDonald) and his deputy (Fitzpatrick), causes Fanny’s world to fall apart…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
After spending more than two years in post-production, Thomas Clay’s first film in twelve years is a nail-biting historical drama featuring some noteworthy performances from the likes of Maxine Peake and Charles Dance.