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The Dwelling Place (1994)
Set in the 1830's, the film tells the story of 16-year-old Cissie Brodie after the death of parents, and the repossession of the family home. She finds a barren place to live and care for her younger brothers and sisters with the help of Matthew, a local carpenter, but her life becomes complicated when the aristocratic Fischel family take an unwelcome interest.
Year: 1994
Country: UK
Directed by : Gavin Millar
Written by : Gordon Hann
Cast: Tracy Whitwell, Lucy Cohu, Ray Stevenson, Philip Voss, James Fox, Mark Gatiss
Literary source: Catherine Cookson "The Dwelling Place"