The History of Mr. Polly

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Director Gillies MacKinnin and screenwriter Adrian Hodges team to adapt Victorian author H.G. Wells' intimate drama about a man who has forsaken his dreams to lead a life of suffocating mediocrity. Alfred Polly (Lee Evans) was once a man with truly extraordinary dreams, but unfortunately Alfred has chosen to walk the comfortable path of convention. Now saddled with a nagging wife (Anne-Marie Duff) and a failing business, Alfred becomes consumed by his own desperation. But no one who strives for a life of simple ...
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Director Gillies MacKinnin and screenwriter Adrian Hodges team to adapt Victorian author H.G. Wells' intimate drama about a man who has forsaken his dreams to lead a life of suffocating mediocrity. Alfred Polly (Lee Evans) was once a man with truly extraordinary dreams, but unfortunately Alfred has chosen to walk the comfortable path of convention. Now saddled with a nagging wife (Anne-Marie Duff) and a failing business, Alfred becomes consumed by his own desperation. But no one who strives for a life of simple contentment will ever achieve anything truly extraordinary, and only when Alfred decides to take violent action will he finally realize what it takes for a gutless milquetoast to embrace his inner hero.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/30/2007
  • UPC: 066805308161
  • Original Release: 2006
  • Source: Bfs Entertainment
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:33:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Lee Evans Alfred Polly
Anne-Marie Duff Miriam Polly
Julie Graham Nancy Potter
Roger Lloyd-Pack Johnson
Richard Coyle Jim
Trevor Cooper Rumbold
Technical Credits
Gillies MacKinnon Director
James Edward Barker Score Composer
Michele Buck Executive Producer
Tim Despic Score Composer
Adrian Hodges Screenwriter
Linda James Executive Producer
Katherine Lannon Producer
Damien Timmer Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The History of Mr Polly
2. Depressed [9:31]
3. Options [10:28]
4. Marriage [6:53]
5. Shopkeeper [23:01]
6. Footloose [12:16]
7. Threats [9:59]
8. Courage [8:11]
9. Closure [10:38]
10. End Credits [:55]
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