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The Mill on the Floss (1997)

Lawyer Wakem takes away the mill on the river Floss from Edward Tulliver, whose ancestors owned it for 300 years, and becomes the worst enemy of Tulliver's family. When Edward's daughter, ... See full summary »

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Edward Tulliver
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Sophy Deane
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Rev. Stelling
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Stephen Guest
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Lawyer Wakem takes away the mill on the river Floss from Edward Tulliver, whose ancestors owned it for 300 years, and becomes the worst enemy of Tulliver's family. When Edward's daughter, Maggie, grows up, she falls in love with Wakem's son Philip, but her brother Tom, true to the memory of their father, forbids her to meet him again. When she visits her cousin, Lucy Deane, Lucy's fiance Stephen Guest falls in love with Maggie at first sight, further complicating matters. Written by Anonymous

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A magnificent new production of George Elliot's classic tale of one womens struggle for freedom and love

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Letter-perfect period detail, deep characters. Unforgettable.
3 January 2000 | by (Sacramento) – See all my reviews

Engaging, set in a historically rich time, Mill on the Floss (1997) is a memorable walk with thoroughly human characters. As it unfolds amid much background detail, the story becomes somewhat more real than simply an exercise in the willing suspension of disbelief. The film is somewhat kinder to today's viewer than the original novel, with sensible variations well integrated. We need schooling in ethical mechanics for dealing with our own life choices, and this fine film offers an agreeable way


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