Bleak House

Starring Diana Rigg, Denholm Elliott, T.P. Mckenna, Kathy Burke, Robin Bailey, Graham Crowden, Peter Vaughan, Sam Kelly

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"Bleak House" - This stunning BBC production, starring Diana Rigg and Denholm Elliott, brings to life one of Dickens's finest works, an unflinching look at the absurdity of the legal profession, whose sole purpose seems to be lining the pockets of lawyers. At the court of Chancery, the Jarndyce and Jarndyce case grinds on for years with no end in sight. Entangled in the lawsuit are a growing number of innocent victims: Ada Clare and Richard Carstone, whose inheritance is gradually being devoured by legal costs.; Esther Summerson, a child with a mysterious parentage; and even Jo, the destitute little crossing-sweeper. As the case staggers onward, yet more people become embroiled in the furious legal battle, including the proud Lady Dedlock, who finds herself persecuted by the menacing lawyer Tulkinghorn, then hunted by the determined Inspector Bucket, one of the first detective to appear in English literature. A savage, but often comic, indictment of a society that is rotten to the core, Bleak House is one of Dickens's most ambitious novels.

Specifications+

Available for Shipping to Canada Post
Yes
Format
DVD
Number of discs
1.0
Quebec rating
G
BoxedSet
No
Additional features
Subtitles: English
Language
English
Studio
Warner Bros Entertainment
Cast
Diana Rigg, Denholm Elliott, T.P. Mckenna, Kathy Burke, Robin Bailey, Graham Crowden, Peter Vaughan, Sam Kelly
Franchise
N/A
English rating
NR
Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired
CC
Release date
06/09/2005
Run time (minutes)
420.0
Genre
Drama
Widescreen
No
Brand
BBC
Product Identifiers
Walmart Item #
30088186
UPC
79405123352
SKU
6000194792802

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