Set on an isolated farm in Shropshire in 1657. The story of Fanny Lye, a woman who learns to transcend her oppressive marriage and discover a new world of possibility - albeit at great ...
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Set on an isolated farm in Shropshire in 1657. The story of Fanny Lye, a woman who learns to transcend her oppressive marriage and discover a new world of possibility - albeit at great personal cost. Living a life of Puritan stricture with husband John and young son Arthur, Fanny Lye's world is shaken to its core by the unexpected arrival of two strangers in need, a young couple closely pursued by a ruthless sheriff and his deputy.
The local accent in Shropshire and eastern Powys of the time was not recognisably "Welsh" or "West Midlands" in the way that might be expected today. See more »
Among the linguistic anachronisms in the script are the following:
Pee - to urinate: Although an old expression, the Oxford English Dictionary states that the term didn't come about until the eighteenth century, the century after this film is set.
Shrooms - mushrooms with psychedelic properties: The first recorded use of this term in print was in Australia in 1977
Mixed emotions - a mid-twentieth century term describing ambivalence.
Bleed out - to die due to blood loss: A twentieth century term with its origins in the United States (it is suggested that it was originally military jargon).
Lose the attitude - An instruction meaning don't be rude: A late twentieth century term with its origins in the US. See more »
What a ride.
Violent and hypnotizing slow-burn folk horror. Not for everyone but definitely for me.
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