My Uncle Silas

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My Uncle Silas ★★★ 2001

Finney certainly has fun in the title role as an aging reprobate (with an eye for the ladies) who teaches his 10-year-old grandnephew Edward (Prospero) how to enjoy life. Based on five short stories by H.E. Bates and set during a rural English summer in the early 1900s. 120m/C VHS . GB Albert Finney, Charlotte Rampling, Joe Prospero, Annabelle Apsion; D: Philip Saville; C: John Kenway. TV