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Love...Exciting and new...Come aboard...it's World War 2...
A 4-hour romance novel set in Britain before during and after WWII. The heroine falls into a fortune near the beginning and nothing much worse happens to her after that. I hoped for a couple more plot twists, but even so, it has its charms, and I looked forward to finishing all 4 episodes. Good acting. Fair-Poor direction. Horrible soundtrack reminiscent of an oatmeal commercial.
American viewers will be surprised (well, I was) by the partial female nudity that pops up every hour or so just as interest starts to flag.
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