Director: Giles Foster
Writer: George Eliot (novel), Maggie Wadey (screenplay)
Cast: Iain Glen, Patsy Kensit, Susannah Harker, James Wilby, Jean Mar
Synopsis: A britlit film adaptation of George Eliot's classic tale of love, betrayal, and social prejudice takes place during 1799 in rural England. Adam Bede is a humble carpenter who is smitten by the beautiful but shallow Hetty. She spurns his love, instead favoring marriage to a wealthy nobleman. Hurt, yet undaunted, Adam Bede continues in his honest love and pursuit of the girl and for the dream of a better life.