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Synopsis: In this 1994 BBC adaptation of George Eliot's novel, altruism, social reform, and romantic love struggle to survive against snobbery, economic oppression, and self-indulgence. Set in the fictional town of Middlemarch in the 1830s, the film begins when Dr. Tertius Lydgate (Douglas Hodge) arrives in the community to begin a medical practice. Because of his knowledge of the latest medical techniques and his desire to do humanitarian work and pioneering laboratory research, Lydgate becomes the ideal ... Full Synopsis
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Impressive acting undergirds this three-cassette, six-hour BBC adaptation of George Eliot's great 19th century novel Middlemarch. Heading the cast is Juliet Aubrey, a dark-haired beauty who brings intelligence, sensitivity, and vulnerability to her portrayal of the idealistic Dorothea Brooke. As the plot intertwines the fortunes of her character with those of other characters, her convincing performance ... Read Review
Featured Cast
Dorothea Brooke
Rev. Edward Casaubon
Dr. Tertius Lydgate
Rosamond Vincy
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