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Release Date:
24 November 2002 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
Set in Victorian London, Gwendolen Harleth is drawn to Daniel Deronda, a selfless and intelligent gentleman of unknown parentage, but her own desperate need for financial security may destroy her chance at happiness. Full summary »
Awards:
5 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
brilliant production See more (24 total) »

Cast

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Hugh Dancy ... Daniel Deronda (3 episodes, 2002)

Romola Garai ... Gwendolen Harleth (3 episodes, 2002)

Hugh Bonneville ... Henleigh Grandcourt (3 episodes, 2002)

Jodhi May ... Mirah Lapidoth (3 episodes, 2002)

Edward Fox ... Sir Hugo Mallinger (3 episodes, 2002)

Amanda Root ... Mrs. Davilow (3 episodes, 2002)

David Bamber ... Lush (3 episodes, 2002)

Celia Imrie ... Mrs. Meyrick (3 episodes, 2002)

Jamie Bamber ... Hans Meyrick (3 episodes, 2002)
Georgie Glen ... Lady Mallinger (3 episodes, 2002)

Kate Maberly ... Kate Meyrick (3 episodes, 2002)
Lisa Jackson ... Mab Meyrick (3 episodes, 2002)
Serena Martin ... Phoebe Meyrick (3 episodes, 2002)

Anna Popplewell ... Fanny Davilow (3 episodes, 2002)
Clarista Hoult ... Mallinger girl #1 (3 episodes, 2002)
Emma Deigman ... Mallinger girl #2 (3 episodes, 2002)
Poppy Rogers ... Mallinger girl #3 (3 episodes, 2002)

Allan Corduner ... Herr Klesmer (3 episodes, 2002)
Anna Steel ... Catherine Arrowpoint (3 episodes, 2002)
Joe Starrs ... Young Henleigh (3 episodes, 2002)
Gillian Maguire ... Bertha Davilow (3 episodes, 2002)

Anna Maguire ... Isobel Davilow (3 episodes, 2002)

Greta Scacchi ... Lydia Glasher (3 episodes, 2002)

Nicholas Day ... Lord Brackenshaw (3 episodes, 2002)

Michael Elwyn ... Mr. Arrowpoint (3 episodes, 2002)

Delia Lindsay ... Mrs. Arrowpoint (3 episodes, 2002)
Nickolas Grace ... Vandernoodt (3 episodes, 2002)
Lesley Stratton ... Adelaide Cohen (2 episodes, 2002)
Daniel Marks ... Jacob Cohen (2 episodes, 2002)
Sarah Marks ... Rebecca Cohen (2 episodes, 2002)
Stephanie Jacob ... Gadmere servant / ... (2 episodes, 2002)
Diana Brooks ... Mrs. Cohen (2 episodes, 2002)

Richard Durden ... Gentleman (2 episodes, 2002)
Daniel Evans ... Mordecai (2 episodes, 2002)
Keeley Gainey ... Meyrick Maid / ... (2 episodes, 2002)
Jane How ... Lady Pentreath (2 episodes, 2002)
Simon Schatzberger ... Ezra Cohen (2 episodes, 2002)
Sarah Twist ... Lady (2 episodes, 2002)
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Series Directed by
Tom Hooper (3 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Writing credits
Andrew Davies (1 episode, 2002)
George Eliot (1 episode, 2002)

Series Produced by
Rebecca Eaton .... executive producer: WGBH Boston (1 episode, 2002)
Kate Harwood .... executive producer: BBC (1 episode, 2002)
Laura Mackie .... executive producer: BBC (1 episode, 2002)
Louis Marks .... producer (1 episode, 2002)
Lee Morris .... line producer (1 episode, 2002)
 
Series Original Music by
Rob Lane (1 episode, 2002)
 
Series Film Editing by
Philip Kloss (1 episode, 2002)
 
Series Casting by
Nina Gold (1 episode, 2002)
 
Series Production Design by
Don Taylor (1 episode, 2002)
 
Series Art Direction by
Grant Montgomery (1 episode, 2002)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Nicola Barnes (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Mike O'Neill (1 episode, 2002)
 
Series Makeup Department
Rebecca Cole .... makeup artist (1 episode, 2002)
Ashley Johnson .... makeup artist (1 episode, 2002)
Caroline Noble .... hair designer / makeup designer (1 episode, 2002)
Tapio Salmi .... makeup artist (1 episode, 2002)
 
Series Production Management
Katryna Samut-Tagliaferro .... production manager: Malta (1 episode, 2002)

Crispin Hardy .... unit manager (unknown episodes)
Caroline McCarthy .... unit manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Phil Booth .... second assistant director (1 episode, 2002)
Guy Heeley .... first assistant director (1 episode, 2002)
Vicky Marks .... third assistant director (1 episode, 2002)
Alex Oakley .... second assistant director (1 episode, 2002)
 
Series Art Department
Craig Cheeseman .... props / props storeman (3 episodes, 2002)

Robert J. Dugdale .... assistant scenic artist (unknown episodes)
Douglas Ingram .... storyboard artist (unknown episodes)
Oliver Kubicki .... art department assistant (unknown episodes)
Chris Sibley-Hale .... carpenter (unknown episodes)
Sarah Stuart .... assistant art director (unknown episodes)
Howard Weaver .... scenic artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Stefan Henrix .... adr editor / dialogue editor (3 episodes, 2002)
Stuart Hilliker .... sound re-recording mixer (3 episodes, 2002)
John Taylor .... production sound mixer / sound mixer / ... (3 episodes, 2002)
Becki Ponting .... sound effects editor (2 episodes, 2002)

Robert Brazier .... foley editor (unknown episodes)
Graham Headicar .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Christian Joyce .... sound recordist: second unit (unknown episodes)
Steve Little .... assistant sound editor (unknown episodes)
Rowena Wilkinson .... foley artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Roderick Pulis .... special effects technician (3 episodes, 2002)

Colin Gorry .... special effects coordinator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Steve Murgatroyd .... visual effects supervisor (1 episode, 2002)

Lorea Hoye .... visual effects producer: Mill Film (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Gareth Milne .... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 2002)

Rowley Irlam .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Adam Coles .... focus puller: a camera (3 episodes, 2002)

Paul Preca Trapani .... video assist operator (unknown episodes)
Laurie Sparham .... still photographer (unknown episodes)
Simon Starling .... camera operator / director of photography: second unit (unknown episodes)
Oliver Upton .... still photographer (unknown episodes)
Tammo van Hoorn .... focus puller: second unit (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Tamara Gillon .... casting assistant (1 episode, 2002)

Rosalie Clayton .... casting assistant (unknown episodes)
Mavis Formosa .... casting coordinator: Malta (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Denny Edwards .... wardrobe assistant (1 episode, 2002)
Angela Egan .... wardrobe assistant (1 episode, 2002)
Samantha Horn .... assistant costume designer (1 episode, 2002)
Mark Lord .... wardrobe assistant (1 episode, 2002)
Faith Thomas .... wardrobe assistant (1 episode, 2002)

Yvonne Zarb Cousin .... set costumer (unknown episodes)
Rebecca Gore .... wardrobe assistant (unknown episodes)
Thomas Sjolander .... embroidery (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Emma Brown .... post-production coordinator (3 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Music Department
Steve Parr .... music mixer / music recordist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Transportation Department
Martin Birmingham .... transportation (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Emma Brown .... production secretary (3 episodes, 2002)

Adrian Borg Ghigo .... production runner: Malta (unknown episodes)
Tom Crooke .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Clifford De Spenser .... dialect coach (unknown episodes)
Mavis Formosa .... production secretary: Malta (unknown episodes)
Henry Forsyth .... floor runner (unknown episodes)
Jane Gibson .... choreographer (unknown episodes)
Heather Noble .... floor runner (unknown episodes)
Cindy Thomson .... location manager: scotland (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

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Runtime:
210 min (3 parts) | Finland:210 min (4 parts)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The novel is set at the same time as the U.S. Civil War, whereas the adaptation moves the action ahead ten years to 1874 - the year George Eliot actually began writing the novel.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: At Ezra Cohen's store, the baby's left shoe and sock disappear then reappear.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in George Eliot: A Scandalous Life (2002) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Cavatina (from The Marriage of Figaro)See more »

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9 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
brilliant production, 22 November 2006
Author: raymond-15 from Australia

The title gave me no clue to the absorbing romantic Victorian drama that was to follow. Said to be George Eliot's last great novel, it exposes in no uncertain manner the pitiful life of the Victorian woman, hardly more than an obedient slave and forced to respond to her husband's demands.

Hugh Bonneville stands out among the excellent cast as the nasty Henleigh Grandcourt who revels in watching women squirm under his aristocratic power and Romola Garai is perfect as Gwendolen who marries him, not for love, but to save her family from economic ruin.

Hugh Dancy in the title role of Daniel has immediate appeal with his handsome good looks touched with both shyness and sadness as he ponders over his past life and the unsolved mystery of his mother's identity.

After Daniel saves a woman from drowning in a river, the story takes an unexpected turn and concentrates on the Jewish problem of a permanent homeland. Daniel is much attracted to the woman he has saved and through his efforts to help her some mysteries of his own life are revealed to him.

The sets, costumes and photography capture exquisitely life in England in the Victorian era. Quite apart from the romantic drama, there is much to ponder over in this story. Thankfully to-day women have gained a degree of independence, though not entirely, and the Jews are still uncertain about the boundaries of their homeland.

I can recommend this film which is in 4 parts. Set aside a full evening to watch the story unfold. It's quite long (205 minutes) but a brilliant production.

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