• Publication date: August 25, 2011


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A pair of literary sleuths unearth the amorous secret of two Victorian poets only to find themselves falling under a passionate spell.

  • Publication date: August 25, 2011


Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2002

MBC 2:

July 10, 2015 17:00 (KSA) ~ July 10, 2015 16:00 (CLT)

Roland Michell is an American scholar trying to make it in the difficult world of British Academia.

Michell finds a pair of love letters that once belonged to one of his idols, a famous Victorian poet.

Roland enlists the help of Dr. Maud Bailey and they piece together the story of a forbidden love affair, while discovering one of their own.

They also find themselves in a battle to hold on to their discovery before it falls into the hands of their rival, Fergus Wolfe.


  • Gwyneth Paltrow
  • Jennifer Ehle
  • Aaron Eckhart
  • Jeremy Northam
  • Tom Hollander
  • Lena Headey
  • Toby Stephens

Directed by: Neil LaBute and Barry Levinson

Rating: PG-13 for sexuality and some thematic elements