The Mayor of Casterbridge
Originaltitel: The Mayor of Casterbridge
Längd per avsnitt: 100 min min
The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886), subtitled "The Life and Death of a Man of Character", is a tragic novel by British author Thomas Hardy. It is set in the fictional town of Casterbridge (based on the town of Dorchester in Dorset). (TheTVDB)
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Abusive and alcoholic, unemployed farmhand Michael Henchard (Ciaran Hinds) mistreats his devoted wife, Susan (Juliet Aubrey), and then drunkenly auctions her off, with their infant daughter, to the highest bidder at a county fair. The next morning, a hung-over Henchard regrets his folly and vows...
On her deathbed, Susan reveals the truth about Elizabeth Jane; Lucetta spurns widowed Henchard and weds Farfrae. When Newson unexpectedly returns, Henchard faces a final reckoning with his pride and jealousy. This pedigreed production builds incrementally to a powerful examination of the ways in...