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Wives and Daughters (1971)
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
Directed by : Hugh David
Written by : Michael Voysey
Cast: Zhivila Roche, Alan MacNaughtan, Helen Christie, Sheila Fay
Literary source: Elizabeth Gaskell "Wives and Daughters"