The Woman in White

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The Woman in White ★★½ 1997

The happy hours half-sisters, outgoing Marian (Fitzgerald) and shy Laura (Waddell), spend with their eccentric Uncle Fairlie (Richardson) soon turn sinister when Laura is married off to the seemingly charming Sir Percival Glyde (Wilby). Sir Percival quickly appears to be conspiring with the suspicious Count Fosco (Callow) to take control of Laura's money. When Marian visits her sister, she's alarmed by Laura's decline and equally unnerved by the mysterious woman in white, Anne (Vidler), who seems to know Glyde and tries to warn the sisters of impending danger. Based on the novel by Wilkie Collins, who also wrote “The Moonstone.” 120m/C VHS, DVD . GB Tara Fitzgerald, Justine Waddell, James Wilby, Simon Callow, Ian Richardson, Andrew Lincoln, Susan Vidler, John Standing, Corin Redgrave; D: Tim Fywell; W: David Pirie; M: David Ferguson. TV

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