Sunday, November 22, 2009

North & South

North & South
by Elizabeth Gaskell

This four-part adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's novel about working conditions in a cotton mill in northern England is a riveting story of social reform, unions, and romance. Although I was not pleased with the ending of this adaptation, I enjoyed the film immensely due to its moodiness and fine performances. [If you like this, you may also enjoy Cranford, also by Elizabeth Gaskell] -- recommended by Kim J. - Bennett Martin Public Library

[ Internet Movie Database entry for this film ] [ official North and South web site from the BBC ]

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