Bleak House 2005

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Bleak House ★★½ 2005

Charles Dickens' serialized novel gets the BBC treatment in all its extended suffering. A long court case involving a disputed inheritance hides many secrets and many protagonists, including a fiendish lawyer, an icy aristocratic beauty, two innocents, and an illegitimate child, as well as obsession, madness, and murder. 510m/C DVD . Gillian Anderson, Charles Dance, Denis Lawson, Patrick Kennedy, Anna Maxwell Martin, Timothy West, Nathaniel Parker, Carey Mulligan, Tom Georgeson; D: Justin Chadwick, Susanna White; W: Andrew Davies; C: Kieran McGuigan; M: John Lunn. TV