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Ammonite uncoils romance between Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan’s 19th century fossil hunters – ABC News

Ammonite excavates the remarkable story of Mary Anning, a working-class woman who taught herself geology and anatomy and became one of the most important paleontologists…

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With its wave-lashed coastline, windswept period dresses and sapphic glances between on-screen lovers Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan, it would be easy to compare Francis Lee’s new romantic drama to Portrait of A Lady on Fire, the swooning French lesbian film that dazzled both audiences and critics.
But the British director’s 19th-century slowburner, the follow-up to his widely acclaimed queer drama God’s Own Country, is a less ravishing, showy affair, concerned as much with an exploration of loneliness…

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