Cranford

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The BBC drama series adapted from Mary Gaskell's classic novels of small town gossip, secrets and romance.

1842. Cranford, a market town in the North West of England, is a place governed by etiquette, custom and above all, an intricate network of ladies. It seems that life has always been conducted according to their social rules, but Cranford is on the cusp of change...

For spinsters Deborah Jenkyns, the arbiter of correctness in Cranford, and Matty, her demurring sister, the town is a hub of intrigue - a handsome new doctor Frank Harrison from London has arrived; a retired Captain and his daughters have moved in to a house opposite and the preparations for Lady Ludlows garden party are underway. Everyone - from charming rogue Dr Marshland to mean Mrs Jamieson and her lap dog talks, and is talked about, behind closed doors.

The town also has its secrets which it slowly reveals: Mattys encounter with an old flame at the garden party; Lady Ludlows gardener, Mr Carter, teaching a gypsy lad to read and write; the wild expectations of the May Day celebrations and - news that shakes the town when it is revealed - a railway line from Manchester is coming to Cranford.

Specifications

Studio Warner
SKU 206929568
UPC 883929012404
UPC 14 00883929012404
Format DVD
Release Date 5/20/2008
Rating NR
Aspect Ratio
Anamorphic Widescreen  1.85:1
Actors
Name Dench,Judi
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Cast & Crew
Alex Etel - Actor
Ben Smithard - Cinematographer
Carl Davis - Original Music By
Dan Roberts - Editor
Donal Woods - Production Designer
Frances Parker - Editor
Imelda Staunton - Actor
Judi Dench - Actor
Julia McKenzie - Actor
Kimberley Nixon - Actor
Lisa Dillon - Actor
Mark Kebby - Art Director
Mary Gaskell - Based On Novels By
Michael Gambon - Actor
Rebecca Eaton - Executive Producer
Simon Curtis - Director
Simon Woods - Actor
Steve Hudson - Director
Sue Birtwistle - Producer
Sue Birtwistle, et. al. - Screenplay
Awards
Nominee (2008) British Academy Awards, Cranford, Audience Award (TV),British Academy Awards, Eileen Atkins, Best Actress,British Academy Awards, Judi Dench, Best Actress,British Academy Awards, Jenny Beavan, Best Costume Design,British Academy Awards, Alison Elliott, Best Make Up & Hair Design,British Academy Awards, Heidi Thomas, Best Writer
Golden Globe (2009) Cranford, Nominee, Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television,Eileen Atkins, Nominee, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television,Judi Dench, Nominee, Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Emmy (2008) Alison Elliott, Winner, Outstanding Hairstyling for a Miniseries or a Movie,Eileen Atkins, Winner, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie,Heidi Thomas, Nominee, Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special,Jenny Beavan, Mark Ferguson, Nominee, Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special,Jerry Wanek, et. al., Nominee, Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie,Judi Dench, Nominee, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie,Kate Harwood, et. al., Nominee, Outstanding Miniseries,Maggie Lunn, Nominee, Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
British Academy Awards (2008) Eileen Atkins, Winner, Best Actress
Features
DVD
Product Attributes
Actor Dench,Judi
Label BBC Video
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Quotes
The Hollywood Reporter ...an instant classic.
Lara Killian, PopMatters ...for anyone interested in the social issues of the Victorian era, and industrial development and its impact on society at the time...
MaryAnn Johanson, The Flick Filosopher This is as good as this kind of thing gets. Don't miss it.
Paul Mavis, DVD Talk ...gorgeous, lush location filming, impeccable costuming and set design, and of course a roster of exemplary performers.
The Sunday Express ...the period drama of the year, and probably the series of the year.

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