Synopsis: A stonemason steadfastly pursues a cousin he loves. However their love is troubled as he is married to a woman who tricked him into marriage and she is married to a man she does not love.
Genre: Drama, Romance
Production: USA Home Entertainment
  5 wins & 6 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
123 min

Come on,

come get some bread.

Come on.

Don,t you want any?

Come on.

Here you go.

Go on.

Here you go.


You,ve been ng them

permission to eat,

have you?

Eh? Eh?

My seed, eh?

Is that what you think?

Here. Take your end.

Tip the end.

That,s it.

Watch it.

Go ahead.

That,s it.


What,s he done?


Did he hit you?

Shame on you

for leng him.

His father was

my father,s journean.

Keep in.

All rightJock.

. Fawley.

Just take this off.

For 5 seconds.

ght. Stay sll,


Come on, ifyou,re

coming, then.

You nished

your work?


Good boy.

Come on.

Come on, move.


Move. Come on.

Sor I,m going?


So am I.

Where are you

going, sir?


Why do you

have to go?

Do you see it?

Over there.

everything else

for a while.

You have to read

your books

when your friends

are out playing,

study every chance

you get.

One day,

it,ll all pay off.

I promise you.

Once you,re there,


open to you.

You can become

anything you want.

You can choose

your future.


Hurry upJude.

Have some

of this bread.

You staying and

eating with us todayJude?


Thank you.

Whoa, look

at thatJude.

Have a piece of this cheese,

Jude. You,ll love it.

Who have you

got waiting, then?

A chip off

the old block, eh?

"Swiftly she rose

from the gray sea

like a mist. "


Here,s the poet.

Nor me.


None ofyou

threw it.

He,s all right.

A w, he,s shy.

Bet you think

I threw it.


Well, I did.

But don,t tell anyone.

My name,s Arabella.

My father,s a pig breeder.

We were washing innards

for black pudding.



I don,t work Sundays.

You can see me then.

Nothin, else?

some of the Greek


Hoity toity.

Well, I need to,

if I,m going to get

into Christminster.

Ha ha!


Yes. I,m going

to be a scholar,

maybe even

a professor one day.

My, my.

You ever seen me

climb a tree?




tell him.

We didn,t

do anything.

Where are you?

Get up, Abby.


Be careful.

It,s natural for a woman

to bring a live thing

into the world.

Aunt Drusilla:



It,s late.

To the bride

and the groom.



Pass that

to Aunt Drusilla.

Aunt Drusilla.

This is for Aunt Drusilla.

What shall we

call her?

Rosie,s pick.

Rosie, what?

What about

Jemima Spot?

Jemima Spot.

Do you like that?

It isn,t

your own?



Haven,t you got enough

ofyour own hair?

Don,t you like it?


Then I won,t wear it.

Leave it on.

I want to see us.

You can close your eyes

ifyou like...

and pretend it,s dark.


Ask me nicely.

Ask you what?

Whatever you

want me to do.

I don,t know.


He,s never gonna get here.

He,s probably

bloody drunk.

We,lljust have

to do it ourselves.

Be careful

with those.

Aunt Drusilla:

It,s a bit late

You should have

listened to me.

Please don,t say that.

Shall I get

your room ready?

No. I,d better go.

I knowyou think

I really believed

I was pregnant.

Can I help you?

This is nice.

It,s the same city:

maybe a 5minute walk

from Church Street

to Scum Street.

Why don,t we go over?

Why don,t we go over

and knock on their doors?

Because theye convinced us

this is the way it is.

No change.

Why change?

to win their argument.

Hello. I,m looking

forJude Fawley.

Thank you.

Jude Fawley?

I,m your cousin

Sue Bridehead.

Aunt Drusilla wrote

and told me

you were in Christminster.


Don,t either ofyou

take this wrong,

but you don,t look

like cousins to me.

Why is that?

Because you,re

pretty and fine,

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Hossein Amini

Hossein Amini (Persian: حسین امینی‎; born 18 January 1966) is a British-Iranian screenwriter and film director. Amini has worked as a screenwriter since the early 1990s. He was nominated for numerous awards for the 1997 film The Wings of the Dove, including an Academy Award for Best Writing – Adapted Screenplay. He also won a "Best Adapted Screenplay" award from the Austin Film Critics Association for his screenplay adaptation of Nicolas Winding Refn's Drive (2011), based on the novel by James Sallis. For his directorial debut, he both wrote and directed The Two Faces of January, an adaptation of the Patricia Highsmith novel. more…

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