Silas Marner

United Kingdom, 1988

Film
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Unjustly accused of theft and cast out from a small 19th century religious community in the Midlands, the young Silas Marner seeks solace and solitude in hard work and a new environment. But when he is robbed of his entire savings by the wayward son of the local squire, it seems he has lost everything for a second time, until a young child mysteriously finds her way into his cottage one winter’s night, and Silas Marner’s life is changed forever. A dramatic adaptation of George Eliot’s novel which stars Ben Kingsley and Jenny Agutter.

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Credits

director

Giles Foster

producer

Louis Marks

production company

BBC-TV

Duration

01:31:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1988

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324170

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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