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Fanny Lye Deliver'd

Release date NZ: TBC
Release date AUS: N/A
R16

Violence, nudity, sex scenes, offensive language & content that may disturb

DIRECTED BY: Thomas Clay

WRITTEN BY: Thomas Clay

STARRING: Maxine Peake, Charles Dance, Freddie Fox, Tanya Reynolds

RUN TIME: 112 Minutes

Fanny Lye (Maxine Peake) lives a quiet Puritan life with her husband John (Charles Dance) and young son Arthur (Zak Adams), but her simple world is shaken to its core by the arrival of a mysterious young couple (Freddie Fox and Tanya Reynolds) in need. An unexpected visit from the local Sheriff causes events to escalate that changes Fanny’s disciplined life forever.

★★★★ "...an enthralling, brutal, darkly funny and oddly hypnotic tale from this muddy patch of period England" - Time Out

★★★★ "Peake is terrific throughout, and the dreamlike mood lingers after the credits roll, a story made to chew on, told amid the mists of an England briefly up for grabs." - Financial Times

★★★★ "...all aspects of Thomas Clay's gritty, immersive historical drama blaze with visceral authenticity." - Empire

"
The lead performance by Peake holds it together: fierce, strong, intelligent - a convincing depiction of someone who will learn from what she will survive." - The Guardian