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The Way We Live Now ()

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featuring David Suchet, Matthew MacFadyen, Paloma Baeza, Cheryl Campbell, Shirley Henderson

The six-part British miniseries The Way We Live Now was adapted from the satirical 1875 novel by Anthony Trollope. The central character was Augustus ... Show synopsis

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  • The Way We Live Now – DVD (2001)
    directed by David Yates
    featuring David Suchet, Matthew MacFadyen, Paloma Baeza, Cheryl Campbell, Shirley Henderson

    The Way We Live Now

    DVD
    2001
    2 discs

    UPC: 5014138305604

    The six-part British miniseries The Way We Live Now was adapted from the satirical 1875 novel by Anthony Trollope. The central character was Augustus Melmotte (David Suchet), a mysterious international financier of questionable parentage. Invading the uppermost circles of Victorian society, Melmotte inveigled a considerable number of prominent Londoners in a spectacular get-rich-quick scheme. Among those involved were the Carburys, an aristocratic but cash-poor family anxious to recoup their fortunes by whatever means ... Show more

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Overall customer rating: 5.000
Di53

The Way We Live Now

by Di53 on Dec 31, 2009

Excellent story and casting. Plot involves capitalism and greed in England, love and hate, and how important money was to social standing, and the lengths some people will go to get power. Melmont is truly Faustian! Many 'aristocrats' who lived off of nothing except bad credit and their 'ancient' name owed money to people like Melmot to allow them to keep the lifestyles to which they were accustomed, such as gambling, servants, drinking, etc., and they could not afford to offend him. This story shows how people can be taken in by promises of money and power. It is a sweeping story, involving a lot of great actors and a well put together plot. Highly recommend!

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