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Jude (1996)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  18 October 1996 (USA)
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A stonemason steadfastly pursues a cousin he loves. However their love is troubled as he is married to a woman who tricked him into marriage and she is married to a man she does not love.

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Little Jude
James Daley ...
Jude as a Boy
Berwick Kaler ...
Farmer Troutham
Sean McKenzie ...
1st Stone Mason
Richard Albrecht ...
2nd Stone Mason
Caitlin Bossley ...
Anny
Emma Turner ...
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Lorraine Hilton ...
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Storyline

A stonemason steadfastly pursues a cousin he loves. However their love is troubled as he is married to a woman who tricked him into marriage and she is married to a man she does not love. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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It's a difficult question for any man to answer... Whether to follow his dreams no matter what... Or to give in slowly and let life lead you where it will. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for strong sexuality and intense depictions of death and birth | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

18 October 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Herzen in Aufruhr  »

Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$31,850 (USA) (18 October 1996)

Gross:

$405,144 (USA) (20 December 1996)
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Christopher Eccleston (Jude Fawley) and David Tennant (Drunk Undergraduate) both later portrayed the Doctor in Doctor Who (2005). The former played the Ninth Doctor from March to June 2005 while the latter played the Tenth Doctor from June 2005 to January 2010. See more »

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Sue Bridehead: It's right that I suffer.
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Beautifully depressing
18 August 2003 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

Set in late 1800's Britain, "Jude" traces the life of the title character (Eccleston), a learned but humble stonemason, who courageously struggles with life's disappointments only to be struck with unspeakable tragedy. A beautifully depressing human drama, "Jude" traverses the highs and lows of life through its dreary tale of one man's steadfast conviction to his beliefs and to the woman he loves. Not for everyone, "Jude" is a film for realists into serious drama which many will likely regard as a "downer". (B+)


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