Burial Rites Movie

Burial Rites movie production status is currently Development

December 12, 2017 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'.

Who's Involved:

Jennifer Lawrence, Greg Pierce, Gary Ross, Allison Shearmur, Luca Guadagnino, Jerry Kalajian, Justine Ciarrocchi

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

A young woman is accused of murder in Iceland in 1829 and faces becoming the last woman to be publicly executed in the country. The film will tell the story of a tragic romance set against the odds during an endless Icelandic summer.

modified plot formulation from deadline.com

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making Burial Rites

A look at the Burial Rites behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Luca Guadagnino last directed Suspiria and Call Me by Your Name.


Greg Pierce


Justine Ciarrocchi
Jennifer Lawrence
Allison Shearmur

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Production: What we know about Burial Rites

Key Facts

  1. Inspired by the true story of Agnes Magnúsdóttir.
  2. Based on the Hannah Kent novel of the same name.

Filming Timeline

On or about December 12, 2017, the film was in Development status.

On or about October 7, 2013, the film was in Announced status.

Lionsgate announced they will acquire the new Hannah Kent novel.

Burial Rites Release Date: When is it coming out?

Burial Rites is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).

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