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The Shell Seekers [DVD][2006]

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  • Actors: Vanessa Redgrave, Prunella Scales, Alastair Mackenzie, Victoria Hamilton, Victoria Smurfit
  • Directors: Piers Haggard
  • Format: PAL, Colour, Anamorphic, Widescreen, HiFi Sound
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 - 1.66:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: 12
  • Studio: Acorn
  • DVD Release Date: 6 Aug. 2007
  • Run Time: 176 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000RWDXTQ
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 8,949 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

Reviews

TV adaptation of Rosamunde Pilcher's bestselling novel. After suffering a minor heart attack, Penelope Keeling (Vanessa Redgrave) takes time to reflect on her life so far; heartbreak, three estranged children, and an unhappy marriage have all taken their toll. When her daughter's lover, Cosmo (Sebastian Koch) brings his daughter Antonia (Stephanie Stumph) to stay, Penelope learns that she has fallen for the mysterious Danus (Lucas Gregorawicz). Seeing the relationship as doomed, Penelope believes they must learn from her mistakes if the heartbreak and loss she suffered with her wartime lover are not to be repeated. The discovery that a painting by her artist father is worth a small fortune leads to a gathering of the family, where Penelope discovers their true characters.

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars

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44 of 44 people found the following review helpful By Bismaquer on 7 Jun. 2009
Format: DVD
Having watched the dire adaptations of the Winter Solstice novel by the same producers, I began this DVD with a heavy heart, and quickly found that, despite a few creaky moments, it really works well. I think the main reason for this is Vanessa Redgrave, an actress of such immense presence that she can carry almost anything. Here she has a decent script, excellent performances from Maximilian Schell and Prunella Scales amongst others, and pretty decent production values. A surprisingly good watch, really.
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17 of 17 people found the following review helpful By Jeanine Vann Damme on 2 Mar. 2010
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Excellent dvd as so true to the book. A lot of films and dvd's do not match the story, but this one does. Ofcourse, the wonderful acting of Vanessa Redgrave never fails anyone.
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15 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Jean Waltton on 14 July 2010
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I thoroughly wenjoyed this version of the Shell Seekers, Vanessa Redgrave was excellent as Penolope Keeling, and the other members of the cast worked well. Also the best thing was that the film followed the story closely.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By seahorse on 27 Oct. 2014
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Brilliant film. To be honest I didn't realise it was in two parts, so was mortified when the titles started rolling on what I thought was a bad ending!!!! Oops, good job I kept watching the titles roll. Bought as a used item in good condition. No problems with the DVD at all. Came to me return of post.
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15 of 18 people found the following review helpful By Angel on 15 Sept. 2007
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great chick flick hits all the buttons and reminds you of how different life was during and after the war and how relationships at that time tended to differ massively to today. Also great insight into family dynamics. Has its happy, sad, deep, emotional moments really really enjoyed it
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By A. Morris on 1 Aug. 2015
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So disappointing, it's my all-time favourite book, so much of the storyline was missing, characters not even mentioned i.e. Darius, Richard not mentioned until the end, no return visit to Cornwall, no mention of the Shell Seakers painting going to a gallery, death of Cosmo different, no death scene, no marriage of Antonia, in all very disappointed
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jayde on 22 Nov. 2014
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Bought this DVD for my mum as she is a big fan of the books. She loved it and has re watched it many times! Would recommend to any fans.
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A long time since any of my friends have read the book, so,there was no need to compare..often to the detriment of one or the other.
The DVD was a delight, filming was excellent, and very evocative...even husband enjoyed it, which was a surprise.
Recommend not only for a girly night in with a bottle of fizz, but couples too.
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