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Middlemarch (1994)
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Middlemarch (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 375 min.
TV show
Story: A BBC dramatization of George Eliot's classic novel about the lives and loves of a group of people living on the cusp of the Industrial Revolution in a small town named Middlemarch. These include young Doctor Lydgate, who arrives at Middlemarch hospital full of idealism and determined to do good works; Dorothea Brooke, who becomes attracted to the scholarly Edward Casaubon and then finds herself trapped in an ill-fated marriage; and Will Ladislaw, a young lad who awakens Dorothea's repressed passion and thereby changes the course of her life.
Style: touching, clever, serious, emotional, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: hospital, politics, inheritance, reform, doctor, priest, intrigue, social differences, revolution, romance, family relations, rich and poor, love and romance, society, couples, dishonesty, rebelliousness, rise to the top, coming of age, idealism, power relations, journalist, painter, musician, pregnancy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, rome italy

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Pride and Prejudice (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 327 min.
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Story: Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart.
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Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
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Time: victorian, 18th century, victorian era, 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
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Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
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Place: england, london
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Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
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Story: The greatest love story ever told began with Gone with the Wind and continues in this sweeping epic sequel, as Scarlett, Rhett and a host of unforgettable characters go from tragedy to triumph in an action-packed saga of international scope
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Daniel Deronda (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 210 min.
TV show
Story: Daniel Deronda is a British television serial drama adapted by Andrew Davies from the George Eliot novel of the same name. The serial was directed by Tom Hooper, produced by Louis Marks, and was first broadcast in three parts on BBC One from 23 ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
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Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1870s
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Sense and Sensibility (2008)
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Duration: 174 min.
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Story: This is the acclaimed 2008 BBC adaptation of the famous Jane Austen novel. While it originally aired as a 3-part miniseries, this home video release includes a single uninterrupted version of the entire film.
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Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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Pride and Prejudice (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Country: UK
Duration: 212 min.
TV show
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Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 240 min.
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Country: UK, USA
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 174 min.
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Jane Eyre (1983)
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TV show
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
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Style: emotional, touching, serious, gothic, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Edward & Mrs. Simpson (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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