The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996)

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Based on a little known 1848 novel by Anne Bronte, Tara Fitzgerald stars as an enigmatic young woman who moves to 19th Century Yorkshire with a young son. Distancing herself from everyone ... See full summary »

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 Gilbert Markham (3 episodes, 1996)
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 Helen / ... (3 episodes, 1996)
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 Huntingdon (3 episodes, 1996)
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 Rachel (3 episodes, 1996)
Jackson Leach ...
 Arthur (3 episodes, 1996)
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 Hargrave (3 episodes, 1996)
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 Hattersley (3 episodes, 1996)
Joe Absolom ...
 Fergus Markham (3 episodes, 1996)
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 Reverend Millward (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Mrs. Markham (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Miss Myers (2 episodes, 1996)
Paloma Baeza ...
 Rose Markham (2 episodes, 1996)
Aran Bell ...
 Richard Wilson (2 episodes, 1996)
Miranda Pleasence ...
 Eliza Millward (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Mr. Lawrence (2 episodes, 1996)
Kim Durham ...
 Benson (2 episodes, 1996)
Dominic Rowan ...
 Lowborough (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Annabella (2 episodes, 1996)
Janet Dale ...
 Mrs. Wilson (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Millicent (2 episodes, 1996)
Karen Westwood ...
 Jane Wilson (2 episodes, 1996)
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Based on a little known 1848 novel by Anne Bronte, Tara Fitzgerald stars as an enigmatic young woman who moves to 19th Century Yorkshire with a young son. Distancing herself from everyone in the village and their prying questions, she remains totally aloof until a charming neighbor farmer gets her to reveal her past through his persistence. Only then does she reveal she is hiding away from a womanizing, belittling husband. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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As Tara Fitzgerald moves towards the chair where she sits down and reads a letter, a boom mic can be seen slowly creeping into the scene in the mirror above her. See more »

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Helen Graham to Gilbert Markham: How is it Dr. Johnson described a second marriage: a triumph of hope over experience?
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Loved it!!!
26 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved it so much that I bought the DVD and the novel at the same time. The chemistry between the actors (including little Arthur) is amazing and thrilling.

It could have used a bit more screen time for the yummy Frederick Lawrence (played by James Purefoy). And Gilbert Markham was amazingly "on it" from the very start of the movie.

The one who most thrilled me via surprising shock and awe and wonder was Rupert Graves as Arthur Huntingdon. I adore him in Forsyte Saga, and all else I've seen him in. But he outdoes himself here as Arthur. In my wildest dreams I could not have pictured him playing a demented psycho such as Arthur Huntingdon. But he does. And I love it. And I love him.


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