Such is the situation that Annalees (Thandie Newton) finds herself in, and when she runs into an unsuspecting and kind-hearted farmer, August King (Jason Patric), on his three-day trip home from the market, the two find a strange friendship that threatens to blossom into a forbidden love. (It's a good thing that nice guy King finds her, too, because she's not very good at this hiding business, running into King 3 times in the first 15 minutes of the movie, before he takes her in.)
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The film is expected to continue without Mendes' involvement.