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Lorna Doone (1990)

John Ridd was just a boy when the villainous Carver Doone callously murdered his father. Now a young man, John has two driving passions: his thirst for revenge against the outlaw Doones, ... See full summary »

Director:

Andrew Grieve

Writers:

R.D. Blackmore (novel), Matthew Jacobs
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael MacKenzie Michael MacKenzie ... John Ridd's Father
Andrew Ferguson Andrew Ferguson ... Young John
Sean Bean ... Carver Doone
Claire Madden Claire Madden ... Young Lorna
Clive Owen ... John Ridd
Paul Young Paul Young ... Neighbour
Jane Gurnett Jane Gurnett ... Annie Ridd
Billie Whitelaw ... Sarah Ridd
Polly Walker ... Lorna Doone
Miles Anderson ... Tom Faggus
Kenneth Haigh ... Judge Jeffreys
Euan Grant MacLachlan Euan Grant MacLachlan ... Ensie Doone
Robert Stephens ... Sir Ensor Doone
Martin Heller Martin Heller ... Priest
Rachel Kempson ... Lady Dugal
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John Ridd was just a boy when the villainous Carver Doone callously murdered his father. Now a young man, John has two driving passions: his thirst for revenge against the outlaw Doones, and his love for the beautiful Lorna, daughter of his sworn enemies. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 December 1990 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Força de uma Paixão See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Thames Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A movie to watch many times
5 December 1998 | by docpSee all my reviews

This TV movie of R.D. Blackmore's classic love story is itself a classic in every respect. The characters are all very believable and have real personalities without them becoming in any way artificial. They are just as one might imagine the people in this setting to behave and react. There are no weak links in the casting. The settings are authentic as are the costumes. In every way this is a movie to watch time and time again and still to find new things to enjoy.


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