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Wives and Daughters [DVD] [1999] <b>DVD</b> ~ Francesca Annis
Wives and Daughters [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Francesca Annis
6 of 19 people found the following review helpful
I have to say, i was really disappointed with this period drama. It was actually the reviews on here that convinced me to watch it, but what a shame.

Mollys character, well at least her portrayal as I have not read the book, was rather silly and lacked any stamina. She only really shined in the last episode. The mother daughter relationship was poor story telling and an empty void, it just lacked any emotional realism. I think its for this reason that Wives and Daughetrs doesn't stand too well compared to other TV adpatations based on Gaskel's/Austin's/Hardy's work. I seriously wanted to switch it off after the first episode, but was curious of how it was all going to end. Most… Read more