1840s England, acclaimed but overlooked fossil hunter Mary Anning and a young woman sent to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship, altering both of their lives forever.
- " A perfectly respectable, eminently professional slice of prestige arthouse." – Donald Clarke (Irish Times)
- " Kate Winslet slowly illuminates Mary from the inside, passion fighting caution beneath that classically composed demeanour. It's one of the performances of her career. " – Guy Lodge (Film of the Week)
- " It adds up to an expertly crafted film that nonetheless feels somewhat distanced and removed, like an exhibit under glass. " – Mark Kermode (Observer, UK)