Drama series about the Dunbar and Carey-Lewis families, before during and after WW2.
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Series cast summary:
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 Diana Carey-Lewis (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Colonel Edgar Carey-Lewis (2 episodes, 1998)
Gruschenka Stevens ...
 Athena (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Edward Carey-Lewis (2 episodes, 1998)
Katie Ryder Richardson ...
 Loveday (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Judith (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Jeremy (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Tommy Mortimer (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Aunt Biddy (2 episodes, 1998)
Heikko Deutschmann ...
 Gus (2 episodes, 1998)
Malcolm Stoddard ...
 Bob Somerville (2 episodes, 1998)
David Macmillan ...
 Dobson (2 episodes, 1998)
Anne White ...
 Senior Wrens Officer (2 episodes, 1998)
Virginia Hatton ...
 Wren 1 (2 episodes, 1998)
Theresa Lawrence ...
 Wren 2 (2 episodes, 1998)
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Storyline

Young Judith Dunbar is a quiet, gentle voiced teenager in the 1930s, relegated to a life at boarding school thanks to her colonial parents. Judith becomes adopted into the family of her best friend, young Loveday Carey Lewis, after the death of her aunt and guardian, Louise Forrester. Judith falls in love with the family, their home, Nancherrow, and Loveday's older brother Edward. When war strikes, Judith and the Carey-Lewis family all suffer, as Judith loses her family, and Loveday her fiancé; Gus. Judith muddles through the war losing Edward and aunt Lavinia in the process. But the war draws to a close, and Judith finds new romance, and Loveday suffers the consequences of a very hard decision, as she is forced to choose between Gus whom she loves, and her husband, Walter, the father of her young boy Nathaniel. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance | War

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12 April 1998 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Heimkehr  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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(1 Episode) | (1 Episode)

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1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Loveday Carey-Lewis: Oscar Wilde's definition of the horse...
Colonel Edgar Carey-Lewis: Oh, my God.
Aunt Lavinia: I don't know it.
Colonel Edgar Carey-Lewis: "Dangerous at both ends and damned uncomfortable in the midde".
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Connections

Referenced in Rosamunde Pilcher (1997) See more »

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Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
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Written by Otto A. Harbach and Jerome Kern
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Poorly done
3 February 2006 | by (San Francisco Bay Area) – See all my reviews

With Knightly and O'Tool as the leads, this film had good possibilities, and with McCallum as the bad guy after Knightly, maybe some tension. But they threw it all away on silly evening frill and then later on with maudlin war remnants. It was of course totally superficial, beautiful English country and seaside or not.The number one mistake was dumping Knightly so early on in the film, when she could easily have played someone a couple of years older, instead of choosing someone ten years older to play the part. They missed all the chances to have great conflict among the cast, and instead stupidly pulled at the easy and low-cost heartstring elements.


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