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Clarissa (1991)
Clarissa Harlowe is a young 18th-century Englishwoman. Her family have aspirations to move into the aristocracy and want her to marry the repellent Mr Soames as part of their plan. Clarissa manages to escape from them with the help of the handsome Lovelace, whose intentions towards her prove to be less than entirely honourable.
Year: 1991
Country: UK
Directed by : Robert Bierman
Written by : Janet Barron, David Nokes
Cast: Sean Bean, Saskia Wickham, Jonny Phillips, Lynsey Baxter, Hermione Norris, Sean Pertwee
Literary source: Samuel Richardson "Clarissa, or, the History of a Young Lady"