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The Pillars Of The Earth

The Pillars Of The Earth


The Pillars of the Earth is a sweeping epic of good and evil, treachery and intrigue, violence and beauty. This sensuous, spirited and passionate story is set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles which tears lives and families apart. In that time, there rises a magnificent Cathedral in Kingsbridge.

Against this backdrop, human dramas and love stories entwine: Tom, the master builder, Aliena, the noblewoman, the sadistic Lord William, Philip, the prior of Kingsbridge, Jack, the artist in stone work and Ellen, the woman from the forest who casts a curse. At once, this is a sensuous and enduring love story and an epic that shines with the fierce spirit of a passionate age. Ken Follett masterfully weaves these stories through the political turmoil of 12th century England, creating a relevant and viable world for today's audience and for generations to come. (Source: The Pillars of the Earth Tv)
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Cast
Ian McShane
As Waleran
Matthew MacFadyen (1)
As Prior Philip
Eddie Redmayne
As Jack Jackson
Hayley Atwell
As Aliena
David Oakes
As William Hamleigh
Natalia Wörner
As Ellen
Sam Claflin
As Richard
Anatole Taubman
As Remigius
Götz Otto
As Walter
Jody Halse
As Johnny Eightpence

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Warning: The Pillars Of The Earth guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Mini-Series
Genre: Adventure | Drama | Family | Fantasy | History | Military/War
Status: Ended
Network: starz ( USA)
Airs: Fridays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: July 23, 2010
Ended: August 27, 2010
Episode Order: 8
Akas
• Die Säulen der Erde (Used In Germany)
• Os Pilares da Terra (Used In Brazil)
• Столпы земли (Used In Russia)
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