Catherine Cookson's The Dwelling Place Movie Review 199

Information and Film Reviews for Catherine Cookson's The Dwelling Place the Movie

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Sixteen-year-old Cissie (Whitwell) struggles to hold her family together after the death of their parents in 1830's England. But her situation turns tragic when she's raped and left pregnant but drunken young aristocrat Clive (Rawle-Hicks), eventually giving the baby to be raised by Clive's father (Fox). Based on a novel by Catherine Cookson.


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Available on VHS
Running time 145 minutes.
Originally from British.

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Coming of Age, Brothers & Sisters, Pregnant Pauses, Period Piece: 19th Century, Great Britain, Books to Film: Catherine Cookson
Tracy Whitwell, James Fox, Edward Rawle-Hicks
Gavin Millar
Yorkshire Television

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