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Old 23rd Apr 2007, 23:04   #22
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Default Re: George Eliot: Middlemarch

Originally Posted by Colyngbourne View Post
I like the 1994 BBC Middlemarch very much - at six hours, fifteen minutes, they had an appropriate amount to time to tell the story of so many characters as fully as they needed to.
Yes, you need time so much. I am currently re-enjoying the BBC Pride and Prejudice. I like it so much better than the more recent film.

I confess I can't remember the BBC Middlemarch too well, and may have damned it with faint praise. I feel a re-watch coming on.
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