Bernard (Game of Thrones’ Gethin Anthony), a film location scout, tours a repossessed and crumbling French château. Over the course of an afternoon, he falls for both the place and its owner’s flirtatious representative, Maggie (Downton Abby‘s Cara Theobold), who recounts the story of an influential popular-science book written and set there. But is their present-tense connection for real, or just a projection of the book’s 17th-century characters?
Inspired by Bernard de Fontenelle’s Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds.
“This intimate and yet deliciously cerebral romance perfectly suits the lockdown mood of 2020. ★★★★” –Leslie Felperin, Guardian