Ammonite, Francis Lee‘s follow-up to his breathtaking debut, God’s Own Country, sees Kate Winslet star as Mary Anning, a fossil hunter in 1840s England, who becomes romantically involved with a younger woman (Saoirse Ronan). Developing themes Lee explored in God’s Own Country, it’s a fragile and beautiful film, and in our spoiler special podcast Terri White sits down for an in-depth Squadcast chat with Lee about those themes, the film’s ending, and much more.

Then, Terri joins Chris Hewitt and Helen O’Hara for a deep dive into the film, which answers the question on everyone’s lips: did Mary Anning have a dog? Find out within.


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