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Affinity (2008)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 3 May 2008 (USA)
A grieving upper class woman becomes a "Lady Visitor" at Millbank prison, hoping to escape her troubles and be a guiding figure in the lives of the female prisoners. Of all her friendships ... See full summary »

Director:

Tim Fywell

Writers:

Andrew Davies, Sarah Waters (novel)
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2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zoë Tapper ... Selina Dawes
Anna Madeley ... Margaret Prior
Domini Blythe ... Mother Prior
Amanda Plummer ... Miss Ridley
Mary Jo Randle ... Mrs. Jelf
Caroline Loncq ... Ruth Vigers
Anne Reid ... Mrs. Brink
Vincent Leclerc ... Theophilus
Anna Massey ... Miss Haxby
Ferelith Young ... Helen
Sara Lloyd-Gregory ... Madeleine (as Sara Lloyd Gregory)
Brett Watson Brett Watson ... Stephen Prior
Candis Nergaard ... Black Eyed Sue
Kenneth Hadley ... Prison Porter
Sarah Crowden ... Ada
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A grieving upper class woman becomes a "Lady Visitor" at Millbank prison, hoping to escape her troubles and be a guiding figure in the lives of the female prisoners. Of all her friendships with prisoners, she is most fascinated by Selina - a medium. Set in the 1870s. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance

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Trivia

The endings of the film and novel differ. In the novel, Margaret does not jump from a bridge, nor is there evidence the "affinity" between her and Selina ever existed. See more »

Quotes

Selina Dawes: You are my affinity.
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Soundtracks

Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep
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By Emma Hart Willard
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A very captivating movie
20 February 2009 | by nevillebooglie512See all my reviews

I am very disappointed that there where a lot of very low ratings for this movie by a good number of people.

Personally I found that the movie was very captivating, and it made me want to understand better what was exactly happening all along.

The costumes where marvelous, and the twist at the end (although I expected something similar, because it almost always happens in these kind of movies) was very good.

It is a very good drama, however only for people that know how to appreciate it. People who like a lot of action, and not understanding will not appreciate it as much.


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Release Date:

3 May 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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