Overview

In a town called Hope on the edge of Britain's empire, desperations clash: the beautiful Dorothea Brook is desperate to free her pregnant sister Rose from the clutches of Fraser, a fortune hunter. A local politician, William Poyner, is desperate for cash and thinks marriage to Dorothea will save him. Dorothea hires Lawrence Hayes, a rough but handsome Argonaut, to bribe Fraser with jewels and to marry Rose; Hayes desperately loves Dorothea and may marry Rose to stay close to her. But Dorothea has a lover, the ravishing Anne Cooper, who encourages the match with Poyser to give the lovers cover. Are these remedies, each desperate in its turn, going to make anyone happy?

  1. Peter Wells

    Director

  2. Stewart Main

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jennifer Ward-Lealand

    Jennifer Ward-Lealand

    Dorothea Brook

  2. Kevin Smith

    Kevin Smith

    Lawrence Hayes

  3. Lisa Chappell

    Lisa Chappell

    Anne Cooper

  4. Cliff Curtis

    Cliff Curtis

    Fraser

  5. Michael Hurst

    Michael Hurst

    Willam Poyser

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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 26, 1993
    M
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Recommended for mature audiences. There are no age restrictions. The content is moderate in impact.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 33m

Budget -

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