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Set during the years between the "Rebecca" trial and the writing of Du Maurier's short story "The Birds", including her relationship with her husband Frederick 'Boy' Browning, and her ... See full summary »

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Clare Beavan

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Margaret Forster (biography), Amy Jenkins
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Geraldine Somerville ... Daphne du Maurier
Elizabeth McGovern ... Ellen Doubleday
Janet McTeer ... Gertrude Lawrence
Andrew Havill ... Tommy Browning
Christopher Malcolm ... Nelson Doubleday
Malcolm Sinclair ... Noel Coward
Elliott Naylor Elliott Naylor ... Kits (as Elliot Naylor)
Meg Dixon Meg Dixon ... Flavia
Tim Ahern ... Dickie
Nicholas Murchie Nicholas Murchie ... New York Prosecutor
Felicity Montagu ... Director, 'September Tide'
Jay Taylor Jay Taylor ... Evan Davies - Actor, 'September Tide'
Coral Beed Coral Beed ... Actress, 'September Tide'
Jenny Howe Jenny Howe ... Tod
Natalie Best Natalie Best ... Maid
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Set during the years between the "Rebecca" trial and the writing of Du Maurier's short story "The Birds", including her relationship with her husband Frederick 'Boy' Browning, and her largely unrequited infatuations with American publishing tycoon's wife Ellen Doubleday and the actress Gertrude Lawrence. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 May 2007 (UK) See more »

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Tristan und Isolde: Overture
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Music by Richard Wagner
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Very good movie...
15 July 2007 | by kak877-1See all my reviews

I just watched this movie tonight on Logo and thought it was a wonderful story. I am only in my late 20's and not usually interested in older movies (althought this was recently made), however I found it very interesting and very well portrayed. It was a very tasteful love story.

I had never heard of Daphne Du Maurier before this, but I enjoyed it so much that I am going to read her other stories. Another good movie to watch would be Portrait of A Marriage which was shown as a mini-series. This movie was similar to Daphne. I would recommend either of those movies.


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