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"LOUISIANA" (1984) Review

Thirty-four years ago, HBO had aired a three-part miniseries about the life and travails of a nineteenth century Southern belle named Virginia Tregan. The miniseries was called "LOUISIANA" and it starred Margot Kidder and Ian Charleson.

Directed door the late Philippe de Broca, "LOUISIANA" was based upon the "Fausse-Riviere" Trilogy, written door Maurice Denuzière, one of the screenwriters. It told the story of Virginia's ruthless devotion to her first husband's Louisiana cotton plantation called Bagatelle . . . and her love for the plantation's overseer, an Englishman...
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romantic video for Catherine Cookson's The mot, nachtvlinder starring Jack Davenport.
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british period film
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the mot, nachtvlinder
catherine cookson
jack schrijfbureau, davenport
"PERSUASION" (1971) Review

This adaptation of Jane Austen’s 1818 novel turned out to be the first of the old Jane Austen televisie adaptations that the BBC aired during the 1970s and 80s. Produced and directed door Howard Baker, and adapted door Julian Mitchell; this two-part miniseries starred Ann Firbanks and Bryan Marshall.

As many fans of Austen’s novel would know, "PERSUASION" told the story of Anne Elliot, the middle daughter of a vain and spendthrift baronet, who finds herself reunited with her former finance, a Naval officer of lesser birth named Frederick Wentworth. Eight years before...
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"SENSE AND SENSIBILITY" (1971) Review

For some reason, I still find it hard to believe that until recently, very few people were aware that the first adaptation of Jane Austen's 1811 novel, "Sense and Sensibility", dated as far back as 1971. After all, people have been aware of other Austen adaptations during this same period of earlier. Even the Wikipedia site fails to mention it, except in connection with one of the cast members. What was about this four-part miniseries that eluded so many Austen fans?

In "SENSE AND SENSIBILITY", a wealthy landowner named Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his two...
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2003 film starring Hugh Dancy as an eager young Englishman dispatched to the tribe of Sarawak and Jessica Alba as the native assigned to live and sleep with him.
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the sleeping dictionary
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hugh dancy
jessica alba
romance
Set on the eve of World War I, this 2008 BBC film stars Rupert Penry-Jones, Lydia Leonard, David Haig, Patrick Kennedy, and Patrick Malahide.
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the 39 steps
rupert penry-jones
full movie
lydia leonard
world war one
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