Lorna Doone

Lorna Doone

DVD - 2011
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R. D. Blackmore's classic tale of forbidden love, revenge, and adventure in lawless 17th century England is one of the greatest love stories ever told. Lavish costumes, dazzling scenery, and a stellar supporting cast round out this splendid version. Special features include cast filmographies, and an R. D. Blackmore biography.
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, 2011.
ISBN: 9781598285314
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Bean, Sean
Walker, Polly
Owen, Clive

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RescueDog
Oct 13, 2016

I usually love the BBC stuff, but not this one. I found myself frequently checking to see how much time was still left until it was over. There was an underlying political tone to it that should have been more fully explained or left out entirely. Possibly it was obvious to British audiences, but not to me.

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vjs1
Aug 03, 2014

With Sean Bean, Clive Owen and Polly Walker, how could this not rate 5 stars? Excellent movie!
(the horsehair wig is bad though)

aaa5756 Aug 08, 2013

This wasn't the worst movie I've ever seen, it is far from being good. I fast forwarded a lot but not all the way.

markkluk Sep 07, 2011

I'm sure to some this movie would be ok, it certainly has some famous actors in it. It's just not my cuppa.

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Janice21383
Jul 30, 2011

I can't recall where the overall level of cast attractiveness has been higher. But the hockey hair wigs have to go. You may also want to know what the film was like. Compared to the 2001 version, it suffers from a lower budget. And I would also give the other version an edge in writing and direction, which is a shame because this one is...well, if you threw a stone, you would hit a famous actor. However, the story is interesting enough to see twice, so by all means, take out both.

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aaa5756 Aug 10, 2013

“Things may come to those who wait…but only the things left by those who hustle.” -Abraham Lincoln

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