The way we live now

British Broadcasting Corporation, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)

DVD - 2002

This satire of Victorian society shows the trials and tribulations of young love, the pettiness of upper class life, the raw energy and excitement of the most powerful city the world had ever seen, and the greed and corruption that lay just below its glittering surface.

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Genres
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Published
[Bethesda, Md.?] : Burbank, Calif. : BBC Worldwide Americas ; Distributed by Warner Home Video c2002.
Language
English
Item Description
Based on the novel by Anthony Trollope.
Produced for television in 2001.
Includes cast background and biographies.
Duration: 2 hr. 30 min. each disc.
Physical Description
2 videodiscs (DVD) (ca. 300 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Format
Stereo.
Audience
Not rated.
ISBN
0790766124
Corporate Authors
British Broadcasting Corporation (-), WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Other Authors
Anthony Trollope, 1815-1882 (-), David Yates, Andrew Davies, 1936-
  • Disc 1. Episode 1 ; Episode 2 ; The cast
  • disc 2. Episode 3 ; Episode 4.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Explores the lives of ordinary men and women in or around 1870's London and how they are affected by the promise of financial gain offered to them by the mysterious financier Augustus Melmotte.