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Our Mutual Friend (1998)
The tongues of London high society gossips begin to wag when John Harmon - a young man whose inheritance depended on his marrying a woman he had never met - is found dead in the River Thames. The fortune passes into the hands of the working-class Boffins, who take into their new home both Bella Wilfer (Harmon's would-be bride), and a mysterious secretary known as Rokesmith. Meanwhile, Lizzie Hexam, the daughter of the boatman suspected of Harmon's murder, is pursued by two suitors: obsessive and self-righteous Bradley Headstone and roguish and lethargic Eugene Wrayburn. An expansive and varied cast of characters create an epic intertwining tale.
Year: 1998
Country: UK
Directed by : Julian Farino
Written by : Sandy Welch
Cast: Paul McGann, Dominic Mafham, David Bradley, Anna Friel, Peter Vaughan, Steven Mackintosh
Literary source: Charles Dickens "Our Mutual Friend"