Log line: In 1840s England, Charlotte Murchison is sent to convalesce by the sea and develops an intense relationship with fossil hunter Mary Anning, altering both of their lives forever.
Synopsis: In 1800s England, acclaimed but unrecognised fossil hunter Mary Anning works alone on the rugged Southern coastline. With the days of her famed discoveries behind her, she now searches for common fossils to sell to tourists to support herself and her ailing mother. When a wealthy visitor entrusts Mary with the care of his wife Charlotte, she cannot afford to turn his offer down. Proud and relentlessly passionate about her work, Mary initially clashes with her unwelcome guest, but despite the distance between their social class and personalities, an intense bond begins to develop, compelling the two women to determine the true nature of their relationship.
Director: Francis Lee
Writers: Francis Lee
Producers: Emile Sherman, Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly, Iain Canning
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Kate Winslet, Fiona Shaw
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