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The Queen of Sheba's Pearls (2004)

Set in post-war England, a mysterious woman arrives at the Prettys' rural family home on the eve of young Jack's 16th birthday. Her remarkable likeness to a Pretty family member who ... See full summary »

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Set in post-war England, a mysterious woman arrives at the Prettys' rural family home on the eve of young Jack's 16th birthday. Her remarkable likeness to a Pretty family member who tragically died in an accident 8 years ago both baffles and unsettles the family. Written by Anonymous

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Sheba's Pearls
4 April 2006 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

I saw this film on DVD in Australia. The cover of the DVD said it was in the tradition of 'The Remains of the Day" & this was not misleading. It was visually enjoyable & authentic in it's depiction of the period in which it was set. I enjoyed all the performances. I admit the beginning was a bit slow with some extended scenery shots & for just a few minutes I was concerned I might not get into it but once the story really got going I didn't look back. It had a good mix of pathos & humour throughout & characters from young children to the elderly so there is something for everyone! I saw Brokeback Mountain on the same weekend & I enjoyed this film more!


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