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The Thirteenth Tale (2013)

Follows aging novelist Vida Winter, who enlists a young writer to finally tell the story of her life including her mysterious childhood spent in Angelfield House, which burned to the ground when she was a teenager.

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Janet Amsden ...
The Missus
Alice Barlow ...
Moira
Isabel Barlow ...
Young Margaret
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Isabelle March
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Young Emmeline
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Margaret Lea
Jacqueline Davis ...
Judith
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Dr. Mawsley
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Theodora Mawsley
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Charlie Angelfield
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Ambrose Proctor
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Dr. Clifton
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Emmeline & Adeline, age 9
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John The Dig
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The story of the residents of Angelfield House and follows ageing novelist Vida Winter, who enlists a young writer to finally tell the story of her life - including her mysterious childhood spent in Angelfield House, which burned to the ground when she was a teenager. Written by Diane Setterfield

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Drama | Mystery

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30 December 2013 (UK)  »

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A Décima Terceira História  »

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Vanessa Redgrave portrays Vida Winter in this film, and her sister, Lynn Redgrave, portrays the part of Vida Winter in the audiobook by Diane Setterfield, on which this film is based. See more »

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Excellent drama.
31 December 2013 | by (Great Britain) – See all my reviews

AN adaptation of the bestselling Gothic novel The Thirteenth Tale which was filmed in North Yorkshire is being screened tonight.

Scenes for the production, adapted for the small screen by Oscar-winning screenwriter Christopher Hampton and starring Vanessa Redgrave and Olivia Colman, were filmed at Duncombe Park in the summer.

The story follows ageing novelist Vida Winter (Redgrave), who enlists a young writer to finally tell the story of her life including her mysterious childhood spent in Angelfield House, which burned to the ground when she was a teenager.

Superb location. I wish there were more films like this.

Highly recommended viewing.

10 out of 10


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