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.
This Masterpiece Theatre production, set at the cusp of the Industrial Revolution, chronicles the life, loves, foibles and politics of the fictional English town of Middlemarch. Adapted ... See full summary »
I have been all over the place to find a DVD for this film, there is just a limited edition around. I don't agree with the negative comments, the plot of actors is magnificent and this is what makes a good film, the right selection for every character and having it compared to previous editions which were dull and boring. in particular the BBC one with Bob Hoskins which I returned to the shop. What makes the film particularly interesting is the recurring evil stepfather (Amthony Andrews) and Copperfield's (Hugh Dancy) personal revenge, a change I think that works very well. I would have never thought that I could become attached to David Copperfield until I saw this film.
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