A white, plantation owning family in Dominica waits for the return of the patriarch from WWI, but things change when he does.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1991  
1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Sharpe's Enemy (TV Movie 1994)
Action | Adventure | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women, one the wife of a high-ranking English officer, and are holding them hostage ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Clegg
Stars: Sean Bean, Pete Postlethwaite, Daragh O'Malley
Samson and Delilah (TV Movie 1996)
Adventure | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Mara and her husband Manoa are both upstanding and religious Israelites living under the harsh and unjust rule of the Philistines. Much to their regret, they have not been able to have ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Roeg
Stars: Dennis Hopper, Elizabeth Hurley, Eric Thal
Method (2004)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A celebrity actress who gets her dream role playing real-life 19th century serial killer Belle Gunness in a feature film, starts to take on the characteristics of the character both on-screen and off.

Director: Duncan Roy
Stars: Elizabeth Hurley, Jeremy Sisto, Oliver Tobias
Death Has a Bad Reputation (TV Movie 1990)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A British agent is chasing after famous terrorist Carlos when he resurfaces in Europe.

Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark
Stars: Tony Lo Bianco, Pamela Villoresi, Elizabeth Hurley
Act of Will (TV Mini-Series 1989)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Stars: Serena Gordon, Melanie Jessop, Lynsey Baxter
Double Whammy (2001)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A world-weary police detective who fails to stop a fast-food restaurant massacre struggles to regain his departmental reputation, public image and self-worth.

Director: Tom DiCillo
Stars: Denis Leary, Elizabeth Hurley, Luis Guzmán
Thriller | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

High society, high times, and no end in sight. Shameless is an emotionally charged story about heroin, high living and the dramatic power of love as the last chance for survival. In the ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Cole
Stars: Elizabeth Hurley, C. Thomas Howell, Joss Ackland
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

"Made In Romania" is the story of a producer who is given the chance to realize his dream project; to film an adaptation of an obscure, beautifully written Victorian novel, "The Tides of ... See full summary »

Director: Guy J. Louthan
Stars: Elizabeth Hurley, Jennifer Tilly, Jason Flemyng
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The film is situated in the time when Mary Shelley wrote her novel "Frankenstein". It describes the relationship between Lord Byron, Percy and Mary Shelley during various voyages through ... See full summary »

Director: Gonzalo Suárez
Stars: Hugh Grant, Lizzy McInnerny, Valentine Pelka
Wild Country (2005)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

In Glasgow, the teenager single mother Kelly Ann is forced by Father Steven "Steve" Gillis to deliver her baby boy for adoption. Six weeks later, Father Steve organizes a hike in the ... See full summary »

Director: Craig Strachan
Stars: Samantha Shields, Martin Compston, Peter Capaldi
Edtv (1999)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A video store clerk agrees to have his life filmed by a camera crew for a television show.

Director: Ron Howard
Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Jenna Elfman, Woody Harrelson
Gems (1985–1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Stars: Jonty Miller, Cornelius Garrett, Margo Cunningham
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Madam (4 episodes, 1991)
...
 Master (4 episodes, 1991)
...
 Lally (4 episodes, 1991)
Carmen Du Sautoy ...
 Mamselle the Tutor (4 episodes, 1991)
Winston Bell ...
 Buffon (4 episodes, 1991)
...
 Christophine the Cook (4 episodes, 1991)
...
 Andrew (3 episodes, 1991)
...
 Father Toussaint (3 episodes, 1991)
...
 Uncle Rufus (3 episodes, 1991)
...
 Baptiste (3 episodes, 1991)
Peter Straker ...
 Lilipoulala (3 episodes, 1991)
Kate Buffery ...
 Stella (2 episodes, 1991)
...
 Joan (2 episodes, 1991)
Lennox Honychurch ...
 Brother Peregrine (2 episodes, 1991)
...
 Cornelie (2 episodes, 1991)
Alexia Thomas ...
 Olivet (2 episodes, 1991)
Edit

Storyline

A white, plantation owning family in Dominica waits for the return of the patriarch from WWI, but things change when he does.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 February 1991 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Orchid House dspence955
Discuss The Orchid House (1991) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?