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Excellent period murder mystery and psychological thriller
The film moves back and forth in time as it covers the investigation into "The Limehouse Golem" who has committed numerous murders in the Limehouse area of London and the trial of Elizabeth Cree, who is accused of poisoning her husband. It is based on the critically- acclaimed novel "The Trial of Elizabeth Cree, or Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem".
The acting by Bill Nighy, Olivia Cooke and Douglas Booth is outstanding. Eddie Marsan, Sam Reid and Daniel Mays all brought depth to their minor but important roles. The costuming, set design and photography fully created the atmosphere of this period in London. Much of the film takes place in a music hall, where risqué melodramas are performed: those scenes are fully realized recreations of the period.
As with any thriller and mystery, it is not possible to provide any details on the plot. It is not a spoiler to say that there are multiple threads that are seamlessly woven together.
Overall, it is an excellent film.
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