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The Pillars of the Earth

Ken Follett's best-selling novel is brought to life in this critically acclaimed eight-part miniseries. Emerging from the war-torn shadows of England's Dark Ages, an idealistic mason, Tom Builder (Rufus Sewell), sets out on a quest to erect a glorious cathedral bathed in light. But when that light threatens to illuminate the dark secrets of ambitious Bishop Waleran Bigod (Ian McShane) and the battling progeny of King Henry, Queen Maud (Alison Pill) and King Stephen (Tony Curran), they'll stop at nothing to keep those secrets safe!

Year: 2010
Genre: TV Drama, Television Shows, Deluxe Box Sets
Country: Canada, Germany
Director: Sergio Mimica-Gezzan
Starring: Donald Sutherland, Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, Sarah Parish, Eddie Redmayne, Hayley Atwell, Alison Pill, Tony Curran, Matthew Macfadyen
Duration: 421 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Contains violence, sexual violence, offensive language and content that may disturb
8.1/10
Location in store: Drama (TV)

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