About the film
Release Date: February 06, 1998
|Slogan||:||«A Timeless Tale of Passion and Desire.»|
|Production Companies||:||River Films, Arts Council of England, Pathé Productions, Channel Four Films|
|Producers||:||Barney Reisz, Phil Agland|
|Writers||:||Thomas Hardy, David Rudkin|
The story is set in late 19th century rural corner of South England. The daughter of timber merchant Melbury, Grace, returns to the town after finishing school. Her father now believes she can find a better husband than her childhood sweetheart, woodsman Giles. She marries handsome young doctor Fitzpiers, but soon finds out he's not the man of her dreams and she still loves Giles.