What is Luminaries about on Starz?

1865, two young adventurers, Anna Wetherell and Emery Staines, meet on the last day of their voyage to New Zealand. They make a plan to reunite but are kept apart by agents with their own designs. Lydia and Carver hatch a plan to free Carver from his convict past.

What is the drug in luminaries?

Eve Hewson learned that lesson in nitty-gritty detail while making the new historical drama The Luminaries (premiering Sunday on Starz). Her character, Anna Wetherell, becomes ensnared in the grip of several drugs, including laudanum and opium, after traveling to New Zealand in pursuit of gold.

What is the story behind The Luminaries?

The Luminaries is based on the best-selling novel by Eleanor Catton and tells the story of Anna (Eve Hewson) and Emery (Himesh Patel), two optimists who have given up everything to travel to 1860s New Zealand in pursuit of fortune.

What is a luminary light?

A luminaire is a complete lighting unit, comprised of a light source (lamp or lamps), together with the parts that distribute the light, position and protect the lamps, and connect the lamps to the power supply. The luminaire’s function is to direct light to appropriate locations, without causing glare or discomfort.

Are stars luminaries?

(See sect.) The luminaries can be found in the Bible: And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: He made the stars also.

Where can I watch the luminaries in NZ?

Watch The Luminaries | Full Season | TVNZ+

Did New Zealand have a gold rush?

The New Zealand gold rush began with a discovery of gold in the Coromandel area in 1852. As more gold was discovered, people came to New Zealand from all over the world looking to strike it rich. This influx of settlers hoping to make their fortune had a big impact on New Zealand’s early economy.


‘The Other Half’ Ep. 4 Clip | The Luminaries | STARZ

‘The Place You Return’ Ep. 2 Clip | The Luminaries | STARZ

The Luminaries Official Trailer | STARZ

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