Set 150 years after the events of "The Pillars of the Earth," this eight-part miniseries adaptation of the Ken Follett novel journeys back to the fictitious English town of Kingsbridge just as the Hundred Years' War is about to begin and the Black Death threatens all of Europe. Among those facing such earth-shaking events are lovers Caris (Charlotte Riley) and Merthin (Tom Weston-Jones), who make a partnership out of rebellion. Cynthia Nixon, Miranda Richardson, and Ben Chaplin co-star. 6 1/2 hrs. on two discs. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), French; "making of" featurette.