First screened in October 2018
Director: Wash Westmoreland. Cast: Keira Knightley, Dominic West, Denise Gough, Fiona Shaw, Robert Pugh, Aiysha Hart, Eleanor Tomlinson, Rebecca Root, Ray Panthaki, Dickie Beau. Screenplay: Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland, and Rebecca Lenkiewicz. Twitter Capsule:
Early chapters raise concerns; never the supplest with images. Still, I liked its even-keeled take on a sensational life.
Some period dramas can't seem to escape modern idioms but this feels different: a concerted attempt to stage the past with muted, lived-in energy.