Красота по-американски (1999)
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Shailene Woodley »
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An adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's classic story of parvenue Becky Sharp's rise from obscure & humble origins to her subsequent ignominious fall from Society; set amongst the ... See full summary  »

The Mayor Of Casterbridge was classic period drama. While drunk one day, farm labourer Michael Henchard sells his wife and baby at an auction to a sailor and subsequently loses contact with her.

Following the death of the sailor 18 years later, his wife, Susan, comes looking for Michael and finds he has done well for himself in the town of Casterbridge where he is currently the mayor. But as the story moves on his fortunes wane as his past catches up with him.

This was actually made some three years before it was transmitted but had remained on the shelf at ITV due to budget constraints. It had reportedly cost £4 million to make but apparently the station’s accounting practices at that time was that funds used to pay for programmes are not deemed to have been spent until a programme is actually broadcast.

In Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein desires to be a creature in essence to be “God”. His “want of substance” leads him to create a monster. After creating the monster Frankenstein abandons…

From the beginning of the novel it is clear that tragedy will taint the life of Hardy’s protagonist. As Hardy equates Hamlet and Tess from the start, we learn that…

The author Thomas Hardy lived and wrote in a time of difficult social change, when England was making its slow and painful transition from an old-fashioned, agricultural nation to a…

Красота по-американски (1999)
# 63 on IMDb Top Rated Movies »

Shailene Woodley »
# 67 on STARmeter

Michael remarries Susan. He hires Donald Farfrae to manage his business but there is tension between them. Michael's standing goes down and, unable to take any more, Donald leaves him to set up a ...

Красота по-американски (1999)
# 63 on IMDb Top Rated Movies »

Shailene Woodley »
# 67 on STARmeter

An adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's classic story of parvenue Becky Sharp's rise from obscure & humble origins to her subsequent ignominious fall from Society; set amongst the ... See full summary  »

The Mayor Of Casterbridge was classic period drama. While drunk one day, farm labourer Michael Henchard sells his wife and baby at an auction to a sailor and subsequently loses contact with her.

Following the death of the sailor 18 years later, his wife, Susan, comes looking for Michael and finds he has done well for himself in the town of Casterbridge where he is currently the mayor. But as the story moves on his fortunes wane as his past catches up with him.

This was actually made some three years before it was transmitted but had remained on the shelf at ITV due to budget constraints. It had reportedly cost £4 million to make but apparently the station’s accounting practices at that time was that funds used to pay for programmes are not deemed to have been spent until a programme is actually broadcast.

In Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein desires to be a creature in essence to be “God”. His “want of substance” leads him to create a monster. After creating the monster Frankenstein abandons…

From the beginning of the novel it is clear that tragedy will taint the life of Hardy’s protagonist. As Hardy equates Hamlet and Tess from the start, we learn that…

The author Thomas Hardy lived and wrote in a time of difficult social change, when England was making its slow and painful transition from an old-fashioned, agricultural nation to a…

Красота по-американски (1999)
# 63 on IMDb Top Rated Movies »

Shailene Woodley »
# 67 on STARmeter

An adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's classic story of parvenue Becky Sharp's rise from obscure & humble origins to her subsequent ignominious fall from Society; set amongst the ... See full summary  »

The Mayor Of Casterbridge was classic period drama. While drunk one day, farm labourer Michael Henchard sells his wife and baby at an auction to a sailor and subsequently loses contact with her.

Following the death of the sailor 18 years later, his wife, Susan, comes looking for Michael and finds he has done well for himself in the town of Casterbridge where he is currently the mayor. But as the story moves on his fortunes wane as his past catches up with him.

This was actually made some three years before it was transmitted but had remained on the shelf at ITV due to budget constraints. It had reportedly cost £4 million to make but apparently the station’s accounting practices at that time was that funds used to pay for programmes are not deemed to have been spent until a programme is actually broadcast.

In Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein desires to be a creature in essence to be “God”. His “want of substance” leads him to create a monster. After creating the monster Frankenstein abandons…

From the beginning of the novel it is clear that tragedy will taint the life of Hardy’s protagonist. As Hardy equates Hamlet and Tess from the start, we learn that…

The author Thomas Hardy lived and wrote in a time of difficult social change, when England was making its slow and painful transition from an old-fashioned, agricultural nation to a…

Красота по-американски (1999)
# 63 on IMDb Top Rated Movies »

Shailene Woodley »
# 67 on STARmeter

An adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's classic story of parvenue Becky Sharp's rise from obscure & humble origins to her subsequent ignominious fall from Society; set amongst the ... See full summary  »

Красота по-американски (1999)
# 63 on IMDb Top Rated Movies »

Shailene Woodley »
# 67 on STARmeter

An adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's classic story of parvenue Becky Sharp's rise from obscure & humble origins to her subsequent ignominious fall from Society; set amongst the ... See full summary  »

The Mayor Of Casterbridge was classic period drama. While drunk one day, farm labourer Michael Henchard sells his wife and baby at an auction to a sailor and subsequently loses contact with her.

Following the death of the sailor 18 years later, his wife, Susan, comes looking for Michael and finds he has done well for himself in the town of Casterbridge where he is currently the mayor. But as the story moves on his fortunes wane as his past catches up with him.

This was actually made some three years before it was transmitted but had remained on the shelf at ITV due to budget constraints. It had reportedly cost £4 million to make but apparently the station’s accounting practices at that time was that funds used to pay for programmes are not deemed to have been spent until a programme is actually broadcast.

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