Daniel Deronda Movie Review 2002

Information and Film Reviews for Daniel Deronda the Movie

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Daniel Deronda (Dancy) is the handsome, upright young ward of Sir Hugo Malinger (Fox), who dreams of doing something with his life in 1875 Victorian England. Two women will influence his decisions. The first is the headstrong Gwendolen Harleth (Garai), who will make a devil's bargain when she agrees to marry the wealthy and possessive Henleigh Grandcourt (Bonneville) to rescue her family from penury. The second is Jewess Mira Lapidoth (May), whom Daniel saves from drowning. He aids her singing career and helps her search for her family--a search that will lead to revelations about Daniel's own past. Last novel by George Eliot.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 210 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Romantic Drama, Books to Film: George Eliot, Period Piece: 19th Century, Not-So-True Identity, Judaism, Family Ties, Marriage
Andrew Davies
Hugh Dancy, Romola Garai, Hugh Bonneville, Jodhi May, Edward Fox, Barbara Hershey, Amanda Root, Greta Scacchi, Celia Imrie, David Bamber, Daniel Evans, Allan Corduner, Jamie Bamber
Tom Hooper
Robert Lane

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