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The Mayor of Casterbridge (2003)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  17 August 2003 (USA)
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Darren Hawkes ...
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Richard Moore ...
Councillor Chalkfield
Elliot Head ...
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A must see for Victorian period drama fans
26 December 2004 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

Ciarán Hinds delivers a stunning performance as "The Mayor of Casterbridge", a poor agrarian man who, in a drunken state, sells his wife and child then swears off alcohol for 21 years only to find himself mayor of a village and embroiled in a confounding series of relationships for which he is ill equipped to handle. A fine TV flick adapted from a Thomas Hardy novel, "The Mayor...." fleshes out an enigmatic hard made man who struggles to reconcile a series of personal failures with his rigid code of right and wrong. A pleasant though somewhat depressing change from the usual Victorian dramas of pomp and plenty, "The Mayor..." is well worth a look for anyone into films of the period. (A)

Note - The DVD I watched had no CC's nor subtitles which made for a difficult time understanding some of the very thick brogues and burrs.


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