“A timely political parable with a stellar ensemble cast.”
—NY Times (Critic’s Pick)
“About as direct as cinema gets in portraying the complexities and nuances of the feminist struggle, and it achieves much with characters who wouldn’t likely consider themselves feminist or revolutionary.”
—Leigh Monson, AV Club
Do nothing. Stay and fight. Or leave.
In 2010, the women of an isolated religious community grapple with reconciling a brutal reality with their faith. Sarah Polley adapts and directs an act of female imagination inspired by true events, starring Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, Judith Ivey, Sheila McCarthy, Michelle McLeod, Kate Hallett, Liv McNeil, and August Winter with Ben Whishaw and Frances McDormand.