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Riah Millican (McTeer) is a poor miner's widow living in rural 1834 England with her three children. She finds work as a housekeeper to the reclusive Miller (Peck), who agrees to educate her children and even gives Riah the titular gown, which was once his mother's. Now educated out of their working-class, the Millican's lives provide unexpected love and tragedy for all concerned. Based on the novel by Catherine Cookson; made for British TV.

Available on Running time 103 minutes. Originally from British.

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Genres
Period Piece: 19th Century, Books to Film: Catherine Cookson, Great Britain, Family Drama
Cast
Janet McTeer, Bob Peck, Geraldine Somerville
Director
Norman Stone

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