Desperate Remedies (1993)

In a town called Hope on the edge of Britain's empire, desperations clash: the beautiful Dorothea Brook is desperate to free her pregnant sister Rose from the clutches of Fraser, a fortune hunter. A local politician, William Poyner, is desperate for cash and thinks marriage to Dorothea will save him. Dorothea hires Lawrence Hayes, a rough but handsome Argonaut, to bribe Fraser with jewels and to marry Rose; Hayes desperately loves Dorothea and may marry Rose to stay close to her. But Dorothea has a lover, the ravishing Anne Cooper, who encourages the match with Poyser to give the lovers cover. Are these remedies, each desperate in its turn, going to make anyone happy?

Directing:
  • Stewart Main
  • Peter Wells

Stars:
Release Date: 1993-11-26
themoviedb icon 5.8/10
  • Country: NZ
  • Language: en
  • Runtime: 93

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Cliff Curtis
Cliff Curtis
Fraser
Michael Hurst
Michael Hurst
Willam Poyser
Lisa Chappell
Lisa Chappell
Anne Cooper
Jennifer Ward-Lealand
Jennifer Ward...
Dorothea Brook
Kevin Smith
Kevin Smith
Lawrence Hayes
Helen Steemson
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