The Jewel in the Crown (1984)

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Released 6-Jun-2005
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The Jewel in the Crown is the internationally acclaimed series that captures the turbulence, the passion and the drama of the waning years of British rule in India. This exquisite human epic received an Emmy for Outstanding Limited Series; a Golden Globe for Best Mini-Series; and a British Academy of Film and Television Award for Best Drama Series. This brilliantly interwoven saga tells the story of men and women struggling to adjust to the drastic changes brought about by the end of British colonial rule - a struggle of class and race.

Adapted from Paul Scott's literary masterpiece "The Raj Quartet", The Jewel in the Crown was filmed extensively throughout India, England and Wales.

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Peggy Ashcroft
Derrick Branche
Charles Dance
Geraldine James
Rachel Kempson
Art Malik
Wendy Morgan
Judy Parfitt
Tim Pigott-Smith
Eric Porter
Susan Wooldridge
Directed by
Christopher Morahan
Jim O'Brien
George Fenton
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Disc (4)
Drama 1984 778:43 (Case: 781) 576i (PAL) 2 4
Full Frame
English Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s), English Audio Commentary Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s)
English for the Hearing Impaired
Main Menu Introduction, Main Menu Audio & Animation, Audio Commentary-Art Malik & Tim Pigott-Smith (Actors) - Episode 1, Gallery-Photo-Postcards From The Raj, Audio Commentary-Christopher Morahan (Director) - Episode 4, Gallery-Photo-Photo Album: Location Scouting In India, Gallery-'The Jewel In the Crown' Painting, Audio Commentary-Charles Dance & Geraldine James (Actors) - Eps. 13 And 14
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