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Author: Paula MilneSarah WilliamsJoanna AndersonVicky LicorishGrainne MarmionAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, 2010.
Series: BBC; Masterpiece classic; PBS
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the lives of two couples, one Jamaican and the other English, whose worlds intertwine in post-World War II Britain, at a turning point in the long relationship between the two countries. It is a story of tender emotion and sparkling wit, of crossings taken and passages lost, of shattering compassion and of reckless optimism in the face of insurmountable barriers.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Fiction television programs
Television adaptations
Made-for-TV movies
Television movies
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Drama
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Milne; Sarah Williams; Joanna Anderson; Vicky Licorish; Grainne Marmion; John Alexander, (Television director); Naomie Harris; David Oyelowo; Ruth Wilson; Benedict Cumberbatch; Ashley Walters; Andrea Levy; Ruby Television (Firm); AL Films (Firm); British Broadcasting Corporation.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Distribution (Firm)
ISBN: 9781608832330 1608832333
OCLC Number: 630759996
Language Note: Closed-captioned; optional video descriptions.
Notes: Based on the novel by Andrea Levy.
Originally produced as a PBS television movie broadcast as an episode of Masterpiece classic in 2009.
Credits: Screenplay, Paula Milne, Sarah Williams ; producers, Joanna Anderson, Vicky Licorish, Grainne Marmion ; director, John Alexander.
Cast: Naomie Harris, David Oyelowo, Ruth Wilson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ashley Walters.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 3 hr.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; widescreen; NTSC; stereo.; region 1.
Series Title: BBC; Masterpiece classic; PBS
Other Titles: Masterpiece theatre (Television program)
Responsibility: a Ruby Television production in association with AL Films for BBC, co-produced with WGBH Boston ; screenplay by Paula Milne and Sarah Williams ; produced by Joanna Anderson, Vicky Licorish, and Grainne Marmion ; directed by John Alexander.

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Explores the lives of two couples, one Jamaican and the other English, whose worlds intertwine in post-World War II Britain, at a turning point in the long relationship between the two countries. It is a story of tender emotion and sparkling wit, of crossings taken and passages lost, of shattering compassion and of reckless optimism in the face of insurmountable barriers.

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