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Period Drama (Mostly British through 1800's)
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TV Show: Jane Eyre ( 2006 )
Dramatisation of Charlotte Bronte's classic novel.
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Movie: Pride & Prejudice ( 2005 )
Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can each overcome their own pride and prejudice?
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Movie: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies ( 2016 )
Five sisters in 19th century England must cope with the pressures to marry while protecting themselves from a growing population of zombies.
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Movie: Mansfield Park ( 2007 )
At age 10, Fanny Price is sent by her destitute mother to live with her aunt and uncle, Sir Thomas and Lady Bertram. As a child she was often made to feel that she was the poor relation but by the time she reaches 18, and in the absence of her uncle who leaves on a business trip for an extended period, she begins to enjoy herself. When Henry Crawford and his sister Mary become neighbors to the Bertrams, opportunities abound. Edmond Bertram falls in love with Mary but she wants to marry a man with money, not someone destined to life as a clergyman. Meanwhile, Fanny's love for her cousin Edmond prevents her from accepting Mr. Crawford's proposal of marriage.
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Movie: Northanger Abbey ( 2007 )
A young woman's penchant for sensational Gothic novels leads to misunderstandings in the matters of the heart.
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Movie: Persuasion ( 2007 )
Royal Navy captain Wentworth was haughtily turned down eight years ago as suitor of pompous baronet Sir Walter Elliot's daughter Anne, despite true love. Now he visits their former seaside country estate, rented by his brother-in-law, admiral Croft, so the financially stressed baronet can afford a fashionable, cheaper residence in trendy Bath. First the former lovers meet again on the estate, where they feel vibes again, but neither dares admit them until it seems too late. Yet the truth becomes clear, both have moved, but meet again in Bath.
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Movie: Austenland ( 2013 )
Obsessed with Pride and Prejudice (1995), a woman travels to a Jane Austen theme park in search for her perfect gentleman.
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Movie: Becoming Jane ( 2007 )
A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.
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Movie: Wuthering Heights ( 1992 )
A man becomes obsessed with vengeance when his soul mate marries another man.
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Movie: The Horseman on the Roof ( 1995 )
In a time of war and disease, a young officer gallantly tries to help a young woman find her husband.
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Movie: Far from the Madding Crowd ( 2015 )
In Victorian England, the independent and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer; Frank Troy, a reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor.
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Movie: Far from the Madding Crowd ( 1998 )
A vain, pretty girl has recently taken over her uncle's farm. Her independent, naïve personality leaves her torn between the three men who wish to marry her.
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Movie: Tess ( 1979 )
A strong-willed young peasant girl attracts the affection of two men.
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TV Show: The Last Kingdom ( 2015 )
The Last Kingdom is a show of heroic deeds and epic battles but with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the story of how a people combined their strength under one of the most iconic kings of history in order to reclaim their land for themselves and build a place they call home.
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TV Show: Game of Thrones ( 2011 )
Based on the bestselling book series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin, this sprawling new HBO drama is set in a world where summers span decades and winters can last a lifetime. From the scheming south and the savage eastern lands, to the frozen north and ancient Wall that protects the realm from the mysterious darkness beyond, the powerful families of the Seven Kingdoms are locked in a battle for the Iron Throne. This is a story of duplicity and treachery, nobility and honor, conquest and triumph. In the Game of Thrones, you either win or you die.
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TV Show: North & South ( 2004 )
Set against the backdrop of Victorian England's industrial north, it follows the fortunes of Margaret Hale, one of 19th century literature's most original heroines.
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TV Show: Lark Rise to Candleford ( 2008 )
Adaptation of Flora Thompson's memoir of her Oxfordshire childhood, set in the small hamlet of Lark Rise and the wealthier neighbouring market town, Candleford, at the end of the 19th Century.