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Jamaica Inn (2014)
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Jamaica Inn (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1820 against the forbidding backdrop of windswept Cornish moors, the story follows the journey of young and spirited Mary who is forced to live with her Aunt Patience after the death of her mother. Mary arrives at the isolated Jamaica Inn to discover her Aunt is a shell of the carefree woman she remembers from her childhood, and instead finds a drudge who is firmly under the spell of her domineering husband Joss. The Inn has no guests - the rooms are locked and kept for storage - but it soon becomes clear that it’s a cover, as Joss is the leader of a smuggling ring, and Jamaica Inn the hub of his ‘free’ trade.
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, tense, bleak, realistic
Plot: petty criminal, murder, couples, dangerous attraction, crimes, smuggling, woman in danger, romancing a criminal, innkeeper, hotel, moral dilemma, escape attempt, who to trust, smuggler, seaside, empire fashion, danger, deadly, period piece
Time: 19th century, 1820s, georgian era
Place: england, cornwall

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
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Story: An exploration of Charles Dickens's unfinished work in which the mystery of the murder of Edwin Drood is examined.
Style: tense, serious, atmospheric, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: murder, obsession, stalking, mystery, orphan, small town, human nature, crimes, uncover truth, perversion, christmas, missing person ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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Undeniable (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: 25 years ago, Jane saw a man killing her mother. Today, she's a well adjusted wife and mother herself. While having a physical, she notices a doctor who looks like the killer and reports him. No one believes her - except one cop.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, police investigation, murder witness, couples, crimes, witnessing a crime, couple relations, murder mystery, mental health, murderer, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Five Daughters (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Factually-based drama telling the stories of five young women who were tragically murdered in Ipswich in 2006.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, police detective, police investigation, drug abuse, addiction, woman in danger, prostitute, small town, life is a bitch, empire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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In His Hands (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Lille, Claire Gauthier is an ordinary married woman with a young daughter that works in an insurance company analyzing losses of insured properties. When the single veterinary Laurent Kessler claims damage in his basement caused by a flooding due ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: flanders
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The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder at Road Hill House (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: In 1860 Scotland Yard's 'Prince of Sleuths' Jack Whicher is sent to rural Wiltshire to investigate the murder of three-year-old Saville Kent,snatched from his bed at night and killed.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, tense, suspenseful, stylized ...
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Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1860s
Place: scotland yard, england, europe, london
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The Ice Cream Girls (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
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Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense
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Time: 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 21st century
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David Copperfield (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 185 min.
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Story: Charles Dickens' haunting semi-autobiographical tale of a boy who is sent away by his stepfather after his mother dies but manages to triumph over incredible adversities.
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Plot: charles dickens, coming of age, step parent, youth, stepfather stepson relationship, orphan, society, dishonesty, rise to the top, life is a bitch, manic, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
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Above Suspicion (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Above Suspicion is a British TV series based on Lynda La Plante's novels Above Suspicion, The Red Dahlia, Deadly Intent and Silent Scream. It stars Kelly Reilly and Ciarán Hinds, and features the career of La Plante's latest heroine DC ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Prisoners' Wives (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Behind every prisoner, there's a wife, girlfriend or mother doing time on the outside. For some it's a nightmare, for others a liberation. Prisoners' Wives - it's time to tell their stories.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, psychological ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: The Bletchley Circle follows the journey of four ordinary women with extraordinary skills that helped to end World War II. Set in 1952, Susan, Millie, Lucy and Jean have returned to their normal lives, modestly setting aside the part they played in ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
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Story: Elizabeth and Darcy, now six years married and with two young sons, are preparing for the lavish annual ball at their magnificent Pemberley home. The unannounced arrival of Elizabeths wayward sister Lydia, however, brings an abrupt and shocking halt ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, disturbing, touching
Audience: girls' night
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Rag Nymph (1997)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
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Story: Seperated from her prostitute mother as the woman flees on foot down the filthy mid-19th century streets of Newcastle from the police, ten year old Millie is taken under the wing of rag lady Aggie Winkovski and her crippled helper, Ben. Young Millie ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
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Time: victorian era, 19th century
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Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, sentimental ...
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Duration: 300 min.
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Story: The Jury is a British television serial broadcast in 2002. The series was the first ever to be allowed to film inside the historic Old Bailey courthouse.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, bleak, realistic
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Clouds of Witness (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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Story: Lord Peter's brother, the Duke of Denver is accused of murdering their sister Mary's fiancé. It's up to Lord Peter and his faithful man Bunter to untangle all the clues and the contradicting testimony of a cloud of witnesses to save ...
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City of Vice (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
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Style: uplifting, serious, clever, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
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Duration: 48 min.
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Style: suspenseful, touching, disturbing, rough, suspense ...
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The Frankenstein Chronicles (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery
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Duration: 48 min.
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Oliver Twist (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
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Upstairs, Downstairs (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Upstairs, Downstairs is a British television drama series originally produced by London Weekend Television and revived by the BBC. It ran on ITV in 68 episodes divided into five series from 1971 to 1975. Set in a large townhouse in Edwardian, First ...
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Buried (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Death of an Expert Witness (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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