A mystery suspense thriller based on Michael Crichton’s best-selling novel about a team of student archaeologists on a dig at a medieval site in France.
When Professor Johnston, their team leader, disappears, they suddenly find themselves in 14th century feudal France on a perilous journey beyond their wildest dreams.
Now, to find their missing professor and avoid a potentially catastrophic event, they won’t be excavating the past, they’ll be living it.
Billy Connolly plays Steve Myers, a lawyer who became a fisherman from frustration. When his one piece of property, his boat, is struck by lightning and destroyed he is denied insurance money because it was ‘an act of God’.
He re-registers as a lawyer and sues the insurance company and the church under the geise of God, defending himself. The accident leads him to a friendship and eventual relationship with a journalist, Anna Redmond (Davis)