Tom Jones 1998

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Tom Jones ★★★ 1998

Miniseries based on the Henry Fielding novel goes further than the hit 1963 movie by including Fielding (Sessions) as the narrator of Tom's bawdy adventures. Tom (Beesley) is an 18thcentury orphan with a heart of gold, an affinity for trouble, and an eye for the ladies. His true love is Sophie (Morton), the daughter of the boisterous Squire Western (Blessed). But of course, the path of true love never runs smooth. Lavish adaptation and lots of fun. 300m/C VHS, DVD . GB Max Beesley, Samantha Morton, Brian Blessed, John Sessions, Benjamin Whitrow, Frances de la Tour; D: Metin Huseyin; W: Simon Burke. CABLE