Critic Consensus: With its talented cast and strong production values, Pillars of the Earth is the kind of satisfying, eventful miniseries that is rarely seen these days.
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as Waleran Bigod
as Tom Builder
as Prior Philip
as Regan Hamleigh
as King Stephen
as William Hamleigh
There is a lot to commend in this Pillars of the Earth, chiefly the actors - who are uniformly excellent - and its set design.
The abundance of material plays out naturally, in a nicely arranged script by John Pielmeier that leans heavily on the R-rated soap side of things.
It reminds us the value and satisfaction we can find in a complex production executed well.
It's the sort of expansive miniseries that we never see on network television anymore. And rarely see elsewhere.
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