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Summary: From novelist Patrick Gale comes a tender, powerful film sure to spark conversation about outdated attitudes and equal rights. Two love stories set 60 years apart are linked by a secret that echoes through generations, from a forbidden relationship impossible during WWII, contrasted with a present-day romance that is nearly derailed by the 1940s tale with which it is deeply intertwined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MAN

Summary: John Jasper is haunted and restless. Unhappily settled as choirmaster in the provincial cathedral town of Cloisterham, Jasper finds himself striving for the divine in his music even as he struggles against madness brought on by ennui and opiates. Aware of his unraveling, Jasper believes his salvation may be found in the arms of Rosa, his prized pupil. His only obstacle is her fiance, Edwin...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MYS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MYS

Summary: When Arthur Clennam returns to London after several years abroad, he wants to learn more about his mother's new seamstress, young Amy Dorrit. His search brings him to the Marshalsea Debtors Prison, where he learns the truth about struggle and hardship in 1820s England.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LIT

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