Sharpe's Siege

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Sharpe's Siege ★★½ 1996

In the winter of 1813, Napoleon Bonaparte sends his best spy, Major Ducos (Atkine), to find out where Wellington plans to invade France. The newly married Sharpe (Bean) is forced to leave his ill wife, Jane (Cruttenden), and capture a French fort while preventing Duclos' treachery. Based on the novel by Bernard Cornwell. 100m/C VHS, DVD . GB Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Hugh Fraser, Abigail Cruttenden, James Laurenson, Feodor Atkine; D: Tom Clegg; W: Eoghan Harris. TV