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Wives and Daughters (1999)
For many years, young Molly Gibson had lived a blissful sheltered life with her widower father. However, her world is shaken with the introduction of new acquaintances and situations. Molly becomes friends with a landed gentry family, which includes two brothers with very different temperaments. Meanwhile, her father marries a widow with a daughter close in age to Molly. Eventually, Molly becomes a trusted confidante for her new friends and family; but the secrets become burdensome, as the gossip begins to circulate about Molly herself.
Year: BBC
Country: UK, USA
Directed by : Nicholas Renton
Written by : Andrew Davies
Cast: Francesca Annis, Justine Waddell, Bill Paterson, Keeley Hawes, Deborah Findlay, Barbara Flynn
Literary source: Elizabeth Gaskell "Wives and Daughters"