Coming Home

Coming Home

DVD - 1998
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England between the wars is the starting place for this epic tale of love, friendship and the discovery of womanhood. Judith Dunbar is left behind at boarding school by her parents and sister, who are posted overseas in the days leading up to World War II. She comes of age in a time of turbulence and danger, but finds comfort in the wealthy Carey-Lewis family, whose estate on the Cornish coast, Nancherrow, becomes her surrogate home.
Publisher: Bethesda, Md. : Acorn Media, c1998
Branch Call Number: COM
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (ca. 202 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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miaone
Dec 04, 2016

Predictable. Utterly unsurprising romance; impossibly rich Brits have troubles in wartime. But at the end, they're still impossibly rich.

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tenet
Aug 04, 2016

Rated 10/10. Wonderful show. Terrific acting.

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Vfreddog
Oct 18, 2015

This movie is a sad disappointment. If you loved the book don't bother. The story is changed so radically as to be unrecognizable. The names of the characters are changed, the story is changed, and even Joanna Lumley can't save it.

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matrixy
Mar 31, 2014

in 2 parts, joanna lumley, peter o'toole are well worth seeing, especially for pilcher fans

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tiger58
Nov 21, 2012

NOT recommended.

EuSei Oct 20, 2011

I was quite disappointed with this movie. First, it is too slow. But the biggest problem is the substitution of a delightful adolescent Keira Knightley by the maladroit and ugly Emily Mortimer! From then on, the movie lost its heart. Mortimer is always squirming, squeezing her eyes when she smiles (did she really think it was cute?), raising eyebrows with a puerile look on her face she meant to be naïve… She is first deeply in love with one character; later on, when he finally proposes to her, she’s no longer in love… When a character commits suicide someone deems this most selfish of acts to be brave! Another important character gets the news of the suicide without a reaction! I watched just a bit of the second disc and couldn’t go further.

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oquequefoi Nov 21, 2013

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EuSei Oct 20, 2011

Sexual Content: An older man tries to abuse a 14 year-old girl, quite disturbing.

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