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Jamaica Inn 

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A young woman moves in with her aunt and uncle and soon discovers unsavory happenings in her new home.







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Series cast summary:
Jessica Brown Findlay ...  Mary Yellan 3 episodes, 2014
Matthew McNulty ...  Jem Merlyn 3 episodes, 2014
Sean Harris ...  Joss Merlyn 3 episodes, 2014
Joanne Whalley ...  Aunt Patience 3 episodes, 2014
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Cornwall, early 19th century. A recently orphaned young woman by the name of Mary arrives to live with her aunt and uncle after the death of her widowed mother. It isn't long before Mary learns that her aunt's husband, Joss, leads a band of criminals who cause shipwrecks for profit. Coming closer to the truth of everything will cause Mary to fear for her life. Written by mahajanssen

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Release Date:

16 March 2015 (USA) See more »

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Jamaica Innin majatalo See more »

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Kirkby Lonsdale See more »

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The series received 2,182 complaints about mumbling actors. See more »


Version of L'auberge de la Jamaïque (1995) See more »

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Excellent Atmospheric Drama
23 April 2014 | by pj-busSee all my reviews

I greatly enjoyed this adaption of Jamaica Inn.

It was dark and grubby, just like the monstrous crime at the heart of this tale.

For me the key to Jamaica Inn is the portrayal of the extremely compromised characters. The production excelled at this.

The only character who is not compromised is the evil fiend at the centre of it all of course. That person has abandoned morals and has found a form of liberation.

The most compromised of all, Joss Merlyn was played by Sean Harris superbly. He is ensnared in something extremely nasty indeed. His attempt to drag the heroin into the evil cesspool he inhabits was really a first class piece of drama.

Thank goodness today we have Formica worktops, dettol, vinyl floors and suchlike. We still have monstrous criminals but at least we have nice clean living environments for them.

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