Category Archives: Period Dramas

Dario Marianelli- Dawn

Dario Marianelli- Dawn “People are still falling in love, people are still prejudiced against others and people are still too proud on occasions. We like to be told that love exits, and this is an affirmation of that. “Pride and … Continue reading

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Anne Dudley, composer for Poldark

Anne Dudley, composer for Poldark. The best period drama ever in my opinion! Here is the link to Anne’s website, where you can hear the samples: http://www.annedudley.co.uk/Default.aspx?page=99&node=113 The CD is on sale on Amazon.

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Demelza’s song from Poldark

Demelza’s song from Poldark Such a beautiful, moving scene from Poldark.

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God Rot Tunbridge Wells – The Life Of George Frederic Handel (drama)

God Rot Tunbridge Wells – The Life Of Georg Frederic Handel. A rather blunt and grumpy Handel looks back on his life and works. Handel is played by Trevor Howard. Period drama made in 1985 to celebrate the 300th anniversary … Continue reading

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The Illusionist- period film

The Illusionist- period film Based on Steven Millhauser’s short story Eisenheim The Illusionist. In nineteenth century Vienna, a magician amazes his audience with his illusions and incurs the wrath of the authorities. I liked this film a lot- Eisenheim will … Continue reading

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A Dog Of Flanders- Period Film

A Dog Of Flanders- Period Film. Nineteenth Century Flanders. Poor but happy, young Nello and his grandfather live alone, delivering milk as a livelihood, in the outskirts of Antwerp, a city in Flanders (the Flemish or Dutch-speaking part of modern-day … Continue reading

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Stradivari- film

Stradivari- film Stradivari is a 1988 Italian biographical drama film directed by Giacomo Battiato. It depicts real life events of the celebrated violin maker Antonio Stradivari.

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