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Too Long a Winter (1973)

TV Movie  |   |  Documentary  |  30 January 1973 (UK)
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Award-winning documentary that follows the solitary existence of Hannah Hauxwell, a farmer who lives all alone in a remote farmhouse without electricity or running water, in the isolated ... See full summary »

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Peter Moth ...
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Brian Bainbridge ...
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Mary Bainbridge ...
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George Hall ...
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Hannah Hauxwell ...
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Olive Field ...
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Award-winning documentary that follows the solitary existence of Hannah Hauxwell, a farmer who lives all alone in a remote farmhouse without electricity or running water, in the isolated dale of Baldersdale in County Durham. The documentary also follows the return of Brian and Mary Bainbridge to an even more remote farm further up Teesdale after they left several years earlier because the winters had been too severe and they had lost most of their sheep. Written by Anonymous

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[talking about marriage]
Reporter: During winter, Hannah can go for ten days without seeing another soul. She's forty-six. There's never been a man in her life - no real prospect of marriage.
Hannah Hauxwell: Well that's something that one can't just choose to do. A good marriage is a good thing, if one's privileged to meet anyone. I think there's all the difference in the world between a good marriage and being on one's own. But of course if it isn't a success then there can be nothing worse than being obliged to share a...
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