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The Proposition (1996)

R  |   |  Adventure, Drama, Romance  |  22 May 1997 (Singapore)
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In Wales, around 1800, Catherine Morgan is widowed young, her husband a war casualty whose unpaid gambling debts threaten both the loss of home and farm and destitution for her and her ... See full summary »

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Catherine Morgan
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Rhys Williams
Richard Lynch ...
Huw Williams
Richard Harrington ...
Evan
Jennifer Vaughan ...
Elen Morgan
Owen Garmon ...
Sam
Alexandra Clatworthy ...
Emily
Anwen Williams ...
Mrs. Evans
Sioned Jones Williams ...
Ann Hughes
Ifan Huw Dafydd ...
Jenner
Nicholas McGaughey ...
Ellis (as Nick McGaughey)
Sior Llyfni ...
Edwards
Geoffrey Morgan ...
Colonel Griffiths
Mari Rowland Hughes ...
Lady Sarah
Griff Williams ...
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In Wales, around 1800, Catherine Morgan is widowed young, her husband a war casualty whose unpaid gambling debts threaten both the loss of home and farm and destitution for her and her daughters Elen and Emily. Catherine hopes to save them by selling their cattle at a distant market. She must overcome the hardships of the cattle drive across the craggy Welsh countryside as an obsessively infatuated sheriff, whom she does not love, attempts to thwart the drive; and she must work out her insecurities in her relationship to his half-brother, an experienced drover, who helps her on the drive. Written by Jerry Caplin <JCaplin001@aol.com>

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A disaster
6 September 2002 | by (London) – See all my reviews

This is truly diabolical, a hideous embarrassment, shame on all involved. The performances are rigid, the direction stagey and wooden, the scenery wasted, the action risible, the sexual chemistry non-existant. This is almost so bad it's funny, but definitely not worth the time it takes, which is only 90 minutes, but seems like eternity.


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