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Return of the Native, The

Return of the Native, The

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Sunday, December 04, 1994 11.3 18 2
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  • Season: 1994-95
  • Network: CBS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Forbidden Love, Foreign/Exotic Location, Love Story, Period Piece
  • Based On: Return of the Native, The written by Thomas Hardy
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the 1878 novel by Thomas Hardy. In 1842, in rustic Egdon Heath, the beautiful and enchanting Eustacia Vye who is suspected of being a witch, stops her affair with the dashing Wildeve to marry Clym Yeobright who has just returned from Paris. Her dreams of living in Paris are dashed when she discovers her husband plans to open a school for the local children. When he loses his sight, Eustacia plans to run off with Wildeve which has tragic consequences for all concerned.


Production Company:

  • Craig Anderson Prods. and Signboard Hll Prods.

Production Type:

  • Independent
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