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      Saraband for Dead Lovers

      1948 1h 36m History Drama List
      Reviews 60% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings In the 18th century, Sophie Dorothea (Joan Greenwood) is forced into marriage with Prince George Louis (Peter Bull), an aristocrat destined to inherit the British crown. But after he becomes king, Sophie meets suave Swedish mercenary Count Philip Konigsmark (Stewart Granger) -- the two quickly fall in love and plot to flee England together. Their scheme is discovered, however, and the lovers must figure out a way to escape the tightening noose of retribution. Read More Read Less

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      Josephine O'Neill Daily Telegraph (Australia) Its people are strong, its dialogue is frank, and it gives a lively picture of a coarsely rich period. Apr 4, 2019 Full Review MFB Critics Monthly Film Bulletin The screen flows with colour and life, and, although the opening may be a little confusing, the rest of the film has suspense, romance, interest and excitement in full measure. Feb 8, 2018 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis In the 18th century, Sophie Dorothea (Joan Greenwood) is forced into marriage with Prince George Louis (Peter Bull), an aristocrat destined to inherit the British crown. But after he becomes king, Sophie meets suave Swedish mercenary Count Philip Konigsmark (Stewart Granger) -- the two quickly fall in love and plot to flee England together. Their scheme is discovered, however, and the lovers must figure out a way to escape the tightening noose of retribution.
      Director
      Basil Dearden
      Genre
      History, Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Dec 21, 2014
      Runtime
      1h 36m