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Waterland (1992)

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Tom Crick, a high school history teacher, is having trouble connecting - with his class, with his wife. He ventures into telling his class stories about his young adulthood in the Fens ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Tom Crick
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Mary Crick
Grant Warnock ...
Young Tom
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Young Mary
Callum Dixon ...
Freddie Parr
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Peter (as Sean McGuire)
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Terry
Camilla Hebditch ...
Shirley
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Dick Crick
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Lewis Scott
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Maggie Ruth
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Matthew Price
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Judy Dobson
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Henry Crick (as Peter Postlethwaite)
Stewart Richman ...
Ernest Atkinson
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Tom Crick, a high school history teacher, is having trouble connecting - with his class, with his wife. He ventures into telling his class stories about his young adulthood in the Fens district in England. The emotional wounds from his younger life wash over him in present day, affecting his work and his relationships with his students and his wife. Written by Martin Lewison <milst1@yahoo.com>

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Rated R for sexuality and language, and for an abortion scene | See all certifications »
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30 October 1992 (USA)  »

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Das Geheimnis seiner Liebe  »

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$1,034,287 (USA)
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Tom Crick: Once upon a time, children, there was a history teacher who came home one day, after giving a class on the French Revolution, to find that his wife, the woman he loved since they were children, had herself committed a revolutionary, a miraculous act.
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A wondrous journey into a dark and troubled mind.
3 December 2003 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

A wondrous journey into a dark and troubled mind. Jeremy Irons is in his prime acting form here, as a teacher. Here he tries to enlighten his students with brooding flashbacks of his troubled teen life. The director also allows the students to interact with the flashbacks creating a dreamy, wondrous gloss over some very disturbing imagery. If you loved the Cell and Seven than this may have been one you missed. A must see.


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