Ammonite (2021) Trailer Reaction & Movie Preview – Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan

Ammonite is a romantic drama written and directed by acclaimed British director Francis Lee. Starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan, it is inspired by the real-life friendship between British palaeontologist Mary Anning, played by Kate Winslet, and Charlotte Murchison, played by Saoirse Ronan.

Writer and director Francis Lee’s telling of that story centres around a fictitious romantic relationship between Mary and Charlotte that develops one summer when Charlotte takes up a position as an assistant to Mary, while her husband goes off on a trip.

We take a close look at the film’s trailer ahead of its release in the UK in march 2021 and examine Francis Lee’s telling of their story.