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Ammonite Ammonite
Ammonite and Uncle Frank
Ammonite (Country: UK, Australia, US; Year: 2020; Director: Francis Lee; Writer: Francis Lee; Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Kate Winslet, Sarah White, Liam Thomas, Sam Parks)
In 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.
Uncle Frank (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Alan Ball; Writer: Alan Ball; Stars: Sophia Lillis, Judy Greer, Paul Bettany, Stephen Root, Steve Zahn, Margo Martindale, Burgess Jenkins, Lois Smith, Jane McNeill, Cole Doman, Peter Macdissi, Colton Ryan, Hannah Black, Dave Blamy, Michael Perez)
A teenage girl and her uncle go on a road trip to a family funeral, with his boyfriend in tow, as her uncle tries to come to terms with his past.
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