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Captivating central performances from UK actors Ralph Fiennes and Carey Mulligan lead this intelligent historical drama, based on the novel by the UK’s John Preston. The screenplay is elegantly constructed by Cheshire-born Moira Buffini, with beguiling supporting performances from Brits Johnny Flynn and Lily James. Co-produced by the UK’s Clerkenwell Films.





Basil Brown (Ralph Fiennes) and his team excavate an ancient burial site on a rural English estate belonging to Edith Pretty (Carey Mulligan). When British Museum archeologist Charles Phillips (Ken Stott) arrives from London, the precious discovery is at risk of being poached.