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Lorna Doone (1990)

John Ridd was just a boy when the villainous Carver Doone callously murdered his father. Now a young man, John has two driving passions: his thirst for revenge against the outlaw Doones, ... See full summary »

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Andrew Grieve

Writers:

R.D. Blackmore (novel), Matthew Jacobs
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael MacKenzie Michael MacKenzie ... John Ridd's Father
Andrew Ferguson Andrew Ferguson ... Young John
Sean Bean ... Carver Doone
Claire Madden Claire Madden ... Young Lorna
Clive Owen ... John Ridd
Paul Young Paul Young ... Neighbour
Jane Gurnett Jane Gurnett ... Annie Ridd
Billie Whitelaw ... Sarah Ridd
Polly Walker ... Lorna Doone
Miles Anderson ... Tom Faggus
Kenneth Haigh ... Judge Jeffreys
Euan Grant MacLachlan Euan Grant MacLachlan ... Ensie Doone
Robert Stephens ... Sir Ensor Doone
Martin Heller Martin Heller ... Priest
Rachel Kempson ... Lady Dugal
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John Ridd was just a boy when the villainous Carver Doone callously murdered his father. Now a young man, John has two driving passions: his thirst for revenge against the outlaw Doones, and his love for the beautiful Lorna, daughter of his sworn enemies. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance

Certificate:

PG
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 December 1990 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Força de uma Paixão See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Thames Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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too many missing characters, lacking romance, disappointing
14 September 2004 | by kzourasSee all my reviews

Very disappointing version of Lorna Doone. Too many missing characters, no romantic scenes, changes in story line, too short, appeared low budget. Hardly enough dialogue to understand the story if you're not familiar with the novel. In some scenes it looks like Lorna has a cold sore on her upper lip. I'm sure make-up did it's best to hide it. I guess they didn't want to halt filming until it healed up, pity. Most likely why this movie lacked kissing scenes. Only one disappointing kissing scene at the very end. Lorna Doone is a great epic tale and should be told true. The 2000 version of Lorna Doone is twice as long, more romantic, much more enjoyable and more true to the book.


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