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The Man Who Cried (1993)

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Abel Mason is a man caught in a loveless marriage with a harridan wife who constantly berates him and beats their son Dick. When the one woman he loves dies at the hands of her husband ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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Abel Mason
Kate Buffery ...
Florrie Donnelly
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Hilda Maxwell
Daniel Massey ...
Peter Maxwell
Gemma Craven ...
June
Angela Walsh ...
Lena Mason
Bobby Pattinson ...
Fred Donnelly
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Benny Layton
Gary Catlin ...
Man in Church Hall
Heather Chapman ...
Woman in Park
Elspeth Charlton ...
Mrs. Burrows
Martin Crocker ...
Charles
Art Davie ...
Arthur Baines
Kerry Farley ...
Molly Burrows
Susan Field ...
Old Woman
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Abel Mason is a man caught in a loveless marriage with a harridan wife who constantly berates him and beats their son Dick. When the one woman he loves dies at the hands of her husband after he was sent a letter by Mason's wife, exposing the affair, Abel leaves her for good taking to the road and young Dick with him. Written by kitsilanoca@yahoo.ca

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One of the better Cooksons
29 April 2013 | by (england) – See all my reviews

Got to say that usually Cooksons are a bit predictable, with the heroine and villain being pretty clear cut from the outset. Here the relationships are bit more hazy and really only at the eleventh hour does a heroine emerge. All the characters are questionable and it is far from the usual black and white portrayal of life I associate with Cookson. A very realistic portrayal of family turmoil, strife and sibling rivalry.

Two of my favorite actresses here, a cameo from Gemma Craven as the man mad aristocrat and the brilliant (and under-sung genius of) Amanda Root makes this an absolute treat.


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