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Mayor of Casterbridge, The

Mayor of Casterbridge, The

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Sunday, August 17, 2003 N/A
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  • Season: 2002-2003
  • Network: A&E
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Period Piece, Foreign/Exotic Location, Family Drama
  • Based On: Mayor of Casterbridge, The written by Thomas Hardy
  • Misc.: 3 Hours

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the novel by Thomas Hardy. In 1800's England, an abusive, drunken hay baler sells his wife and baby daughter to a sailor. Horrified by his actions he swears off drink for 21 years. When his search for his wife and daughter fails he works hard and becomes a successful merchant and eventually mayor. When his wife returns he conspires to remarry her but soon finds he has competition from a popular young businessman. Jealous and haunted by his past his dark nature resurfaces.


Production Company:

  • Sally Head Prods. IAW A&E Networks

Production Type:

  • In-House
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