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Old 09-09-18, 06:44 AM
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In 1686, 18-year-old Nella Oortman (Anya Taylor-Joy, Split, The Witch) arrives in Amsterdam to meet her wealthy merchant husband Johannes Brandt (Alex Hassell, Genius: Picasso), but is instead met by his sister Marin (Romola Garai, Churchillís Secret, The Hour). When Johannes appears, he presents her with a wedding gift: a cabinet that is a miniature replica of their home, to be furnished by an elusive Miniaturist, whose tiny creations mirror what is happening within the house in unexpected ways and seem to be predicting and unraveling the future with unsettling precision.

As Nella begins to uncover its secrets and those of the Brandt household she realizes the escalating dangers that await them all. Does the Miniaturist hold their fate in her hands? And will she be the key to their salvation or the architect of their downfall?

Adapted from Jessie Burtonís internationally best-selling novel, The Miniaturist, a ravishing three-part period thriller, premieres Sunday, September 9, 2018, 9/8c on MASTERPIECE on PBS.
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Sounds interesting. I will give it a try.
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Didn't see it, but Anya Taylor-Joy is simply a joy to watch. I might tune in just for her. I saw Thoroughbreds and Marrowbone over the last week or so and became an instant fan.
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Didn't see it, but Anya Taylor-Joy is simply a joy to watch. I might tune in just for her. I saw Thoroughbreds and Marrowbone over the last week or so and became an instant fan.
Have you seen her in The Witch? She's pretty awesome in that.
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Have you seen her in The Witch? She's pretty awesome in that.
Yeah, long time ago, when it first came out theatrically. I do remember "liking the lead actress" as my takeaway from that film, then when I saw those movies recently and looked up her history it all made sense.
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Yeah, long time ago, when it first came out theatrically.
The Witch was released two years ago.
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The Witch was released two years ago.
Exactly. That's a long time and I've seen literally hundreds of movies since.
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