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Dulcima (1971)

 -  Drama  -  December 1971 (UK)
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A farmer who has the reputation of drinking most of his money away, lives on farm which is in a poor state of repair. A pretty young girl, Dulcima, takes pity on him and decides to help him... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Carol White ...
Dulcima Gaskain
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Mr. Parker
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Forest Warden
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Mr. Gaskain
Sheila Raynor ...
Mrs. Gaskain
Dudley Foster ...
Symes
Cyril Cross ...
Harris
Neil Wilson ...
Auctioneer
Peter Reeves ...
Auctioneer's Assistant
George Hilsdon ...
Blake
Kristin Hatfield ...
Dress Shop Assistant
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A farmer who has the reputation of drinking most of his money away, lives on farm which is in a poor state of repair. A pretty young girl, Dulcima, takes pity on him and decides to help him by cleaning the place. She is happy to be earning money, and he is happy because she is there..... Despite being a miserable old bastard, he finds himself falling for Dulcima, and askes her to move in with him, to save her the walk every from her home to his farm every day. She does, and is happy with her work. She however falls for a gamekeeper from the nearby estate, and they start to meet in secret beacuse of the farmers increasing jelousy. One day while he is at the market she discovers a whole load of money hidden in an upsatirs room, and this changes the relationship between the farmer and Dulcima. She becomes more freindly towards the farmer, now knowing of his wealth, and the farmer decides that he wants her for his bride. Dulcima however still sees the gamekeeper, and eventually the farmer... Written by Richard Jeffreys <rjeffrey@mlsma.mlm.att.com>

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A great British film
3 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film is particularly dear to me as they knocked down our wall while they were making it! As compensation we got an invitation to go and see them filming nearby! The film is such quintessentially English that it really should be in everyone's film library for its scenes and great acting. It reminds you very much of Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee which also hails from the Cotswolds. Both John and Hayley Mills give a great performance, and the innocence of this post war era really comes over. I noticed a couple of comments about obtaining copies of the film and wonder if anyone could let me know where they have been able to get it?


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