The George Eliot Collection

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  • The next collection in the successful BBC Classics line comes to life with an assortment of all-star casts in five of George Eliot's beautifully astute literary works.

    . George Eliot's beautifully astute literary works come to life in five critically acclaimed BBC productions: Adam Bede, Silas Marner, The Mill on the Floss, Middlemarch and Daniel Deronda. Travel to the Victorian country side where passion and betrayal run beneath the tranquil surface of the divided classes. These films"some available for the first time on DVD"featureall-star casts including such luminaries as Ben Kingsley (Gandhi, Schindler'sList), Jenny Agutter (Logan's Run, The Railway Children), Patsy Kensit(Lethal Weapon 2), Juliet Aubrey (The Constant Gardener), Hugh Bonneville(Notting Hill, Mansfield Park), Judy Cornwell (Keeping Up Appearances) andmany more. Extras include the 4-minute Middlemarch: A Reader's Guideand George Eliot: A Scandalous Life, in which letters, diaries and newspapers help paint an intimate portrait of an exceptional woman who overcame social isolation and rejection to become one of our greatest writers.