The Mayor of Casterbridge (TV Miniseries)
- Original title
The Mayor of Casterbridge
- Running time
- 350 min.
- United Kingdom
Dennis Potter (Novel: Thomas Hardy)
Alan Bates, Anna Massey, Jack Galloway, Janet Maw, Clifford Parrish, Peter Bourke, Ronald Lacey, Jeffrey Holland, Alan Rowe, Gillian Brown, Avis Bunnage, Richard Owens
Drama | TV Miniseries. Historical. Costume Drama. Alcoholism
- Movie Groups
Thomas Hardy Adaptations
- Synopsis / Plot
- In a drunken and disheartened state, Michael Henchard sells his wife at a fair. When he becomes sober again he realises what he has done, and though unable to find his wife and child, changes his ways. He becomes the Mayor of the town and a wealthy business owner, his business grown. Nearly twenty years later his past comes back to haunt him when his former wife and grown daughter come to him in their need. He takes them in and life seems to be pretty well perfect, but will secrets and Michael Henchard's own passionate nature let them stay at peace?
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