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The Clandestine Marriage (1999)

A period movie, set around an English country house whose owners want to arrange a marriage of convenience between their elder daughter and an aristocratic heir of a hard-up noble family. ... See full summary »

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Christopher Miles
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nigel Hawthorne ... Lord Ogleby
Joan Collins ... Mrs. Heidelberg
Timothy Spall ... Sterling
Tom Hollander ... Sir John Ogelby
Paul Nicholls ... Richard Lovewell
Natasha Little ... Fanny
Emma Chambers ... Betsy
Cyril Shaps ... Canton
Ray Fearon ... Brush
Mark Burns ... Capstick
Timothy Bateson ... Gaoler
Craster Pringle Craster Pringle ... Ruben
Lara Harvey Lara Harvey ... Lucy
Jenny Galloway ... Mrs Trusty
Philippa Stanton Philippa Stanton ... Chamber
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A period movie, set around an English country house whose owners want to arrange a marriage of convenience between their elder daughter and an aristocratic heir of a hard-up noble family. The planned marriage suffers a last-minute upset when the would-be husband switches affections to the bride's sister.

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For better...or for worse

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 November 1999 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Gamos gia klamata See more »

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Dolby

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Color (Technicolor)
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Sir Nigel Hawthorne and Dame Joan Collins used their own money to fund the movie when financial difficulties arose during production. See more »

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Secret
Written by Trevor Bentham, Julia Taylor-Stanley, Stanislas Syrewicz
Arranged by Julia Taylor-Stanley, Ian Lynn, Stanislas Syrewicz
Performed by Miriam
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Maja
9 July 2006 | by majajanSee all my reviews

Hi, I agree that this a wonderful movie. I even heard that Nigel Hawthorne and Joan Collins both paid money to produce this movie....that gives one an particular good notion what a great couple of actors they are with such a big heart for their profession....Everyone who loves great acting , should watch this film,several times!!!! Seldom do we see this kind of acting. For me, as an professional opera singer, it is almost a guideline for acting in the 18 century, such finesse......Hawthorne and Collins are enjoying themselves enormous....

Maja from the Netherlands


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