The Woman in White

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Along a dark country road in Cumberland, England, a ghoulish woman in white steps from the shadows to confront a foot traveler, Walter Hartright Andrew Lincoln, bound for Limmeridge House three miles off. She asks senseless questions: "You don't suspect me of wrong, do you, Sir? Why do you suspect me of wrong?" Hartright assures her he suspects her of no wrong, but she gibbers on. When a carriage happens by, the woman dissolves into the darkness and Hartright accepts the offer of a ride the rest of the way to ...
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Along a dark country road in Cumberland, England, a ghoulish woman in white steps from the shadows to confront a foot traveler, Walter Hartright Andrew Lincoln, bound for Limmeridge House three miles off. She asks senseless questions: "You don't suspect me of wrong, do you, Sir? Why do you suspect me of wrong?" Hartright assures her he suspects her of no wrong, but she gibbers on. When a carriage happens by, the woman dissolves into the darkness and Hartright accepts the offer of a ride the rest of the way to Limmeridge House, a mansion where eccentric esquire Frederick Fairlie Ian Richardson has arranged for Hartright to tutor his nieces -- half-sisters Marian and Laura Fairlie -- in the art of drawing. Soon, Hartright falls in love with Laura, a wealthy heiress. Strangely, she is the near mirror image of the woman in white. Laura, in turn, falls in love with him. Marian, who wants only the best for Laura, approves of the romance. Unfortunately, Hartright loses his job when falsely accused of bad conduct. Before he leaves Limmeridge House, he warns Laura that she and her sister are in grave danger. Deeply disappointed in him, Laura ignores his caveat and fulfills a pledge to marry Sir Percival Gylde James Wilby. He seems amiable and even invites Marian to live with him and Laura after the wedding. But when Laura returns from the honeymoon, she is melancholy and morose, hardly speaking a word to Marian. Glyde and a sinister visitor named Count Fosco Simon Callow are the reasons. Apparently, they are plotting to seize her inheritance using the tidiest of stratagems: murder. Meanwhile, dark secrets unravel involving Glyde's family background and the mysterious woman in white, and Hartright returns in an attempt to save the sisters and exorcise the evil possessing Limmeridge House.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Scene selections; Closed captioned; Access to the Masterpiece Theatre web site
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Editorial Reviews

All Movie Guide - Mike Cummings
This production's award-winning cinematography and lighting subtly and unobtrusively support its spooky story with gossamer fog, shadowy corridors, ethereal faces, and moonlit nightscapes that announce what Shakespeare's witches did centuries before, "something wicked this way comes." But who or what is the wicked interloper? This film eventually reveals all, bit by bit, while viewers chew their nails and root for the two superb actresses in the central roles: Tara Fitzgerald as Marian Fairlie and Justine Waddell as Marian's half-sister, Laura. The sisters are beautiful, intelligent, vulnerable, and fiercely loyal to each other, making them the perfect darlings with whom viewers can identify. But it is their ability to manufacture suspense and urgency through a simple worried glance or a nervous hand reaching out for support that makes their acting convincing. In the roles of the villains, James Wilby (Sir Percival Glyde) and Simon Callow (Count Fosco) are wonderfully detestable as they machinate their way from seemingly benevolent chaps to quintessential rats. And Ian Richardson is marvelous as an eccentric old fart. The plot is complex, full of twists and turns, including dark secrets and a grave that may contain the wrong body. Woman in White is an excellent production that probes the meaning of love, greed, loyalty, and cruelty, while unmasking the normal as abnormal -- or even evil. The film is based loosely on the classic 1860 William Wilkie Collins novel of the same name.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/2005
  • UPC: 783421339699
  • Original Release: 1997
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  • Source: Wgbh / Pbs
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 2:00:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Tara Fitzgerald Marian
James Wilby Sir Percival Glyde
Simon Callow Count Fosco
Ian Richardson Mr. Frederick Fairlie
Andrew Lincoln Walter Hartright
John Standing Mr. Gilmore
Adie Allen Margaret Porcher
Ann Bell Mrs. Rideout
Justine Waddell Laura Fairlie
Kika Markham Mme. Fosco
Corin Redgrave Dr. Kidson
Susan Vidler Anne Catherick
Technical Credits
Tim Fywell Director
Charmian Adams Art Director
Ted Childs Executive Producer
Odile Dicks-Mireaux Costumes/Costume Designer
Rebecca Eaton Executive Producer
David Ferguson Score Composer
Richard Greatrex Cinematographer
Gareth Neame Producer
Alice Normington Production Designer
David Pirie Screenwriter
Jonathan Powell Executive Producer
Robin Sales Editor
David M. Thompson Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Woman in White
1. Introduction [1:43]
2. "A Harmless Domestic Animal" [10:43]
3. Secrets [12:03]
4. Mr. Hartright's Disgrace [10:21]
5. Count Fosco's Arrival [15:13]
6. The Count Takes the Lead [17:17]
7. Breakfast With the Chemist [9:38]
8. Master and Pupil [11:10]
9. Searching for Anne [11:18]
10. Marian's Vengeance [14:50]
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Disappointing if you love the book.

    The movie's okay for someone who knows nothing about and has never read the book. Otherwise, it is disappointing and the story is changed slightly. I would like to see a better full-length remake.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 26, 2003

    Quite good for a 2 hour condensation

    It must be difficult to cram a 500 page novel into a 2 hour movie. I think the Exxon Masterpiece Theatre people did a reasonable job, but I don't think it was necessary for them to twist the author's plot as much as they did. They oversimplified it in some areas and added unnecessary ''spice'' in others. I have very rarely seen a movie that comes anywhere near the quality of the book, and this is no exception. But, all in all, the actors, action and music held my attention. Final word: Take the time to read the book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 23, 2002

    Excellent!

    This is one film that you'll watch again and again. The plot twists, character studies, and the extremely literate script combine to make this an excellent film.

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    Posted May 14, 2009

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