Catherine Cookson's The Man Who Cried Movie Review 1993

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Abel Mason (Hinds) is an unhappily married man with a vindictive wife (Walsh) and a young son he's desperate to provide for. When an affair with a married woman ends in murder, Mason and his son travel in search of a new life. Desperate for a home, Mason enters into a bigamous marriage with a widow--only to find himself falling in love with her sister. Based on the novel by Catherine Cookson. Set in the years between England's depression and WW2.


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Available on VHS
Running time 156 minutes.
Originally from British.

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Marriage, Family Drama, Great Depression, Books to Film: Catherine Cookson
Ciaran Hinds, Amanda Root, Kate Buffery, Angela Walsh, Daniel Massey
Michael Whyte
Yorkshire Television

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