WHO’S IN IT?

Carey Mulligan (An Education), Ralph Fiennes (The Grand Budapest Hotel), Lily James (The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society), Johnny Flynn (Beast), Ben Chaplin (Birthday Girl), Ken Stott (Café Society), Archie Barnes (Patrick), Monica Dolan (Days of the Bagnold Summer)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Simon Stone (The Daughter), director; Moira Buffini (Byzantium), writer; Carolyn Marks Blackwood (The White Crow), Murray Ferguson (film debut), Gabrielle Tana (Philomena) and Ellie Wood (film debut), producers; Stefan Gregory (film debut), composer; Mike Eley (The Selfish Giant), cinematographer; Jon Harris (127 Hours), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1938, wealthy widow Edith Pretty (Mulligan) hires Basil Brown (Fiennes), an amateur archaeologist, to excavate the burial mounds on her Suffolk estate. However, they end up unearthing an extraordinary, historical discovery that leaves the world astounded, and with the Second World War fast approaching, suddenly the past becomes synonymous with the future…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

A starry British cast including Carey Mulligan and Ralph Fiennes lend their digging skills to this historical drama that’s full of beauty and timely discoveries.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 29TH JANUARY 2021 (AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX)

 

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