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R| 1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
"Solomon and Gaenor" tells the moving and passionate story of illicit love between a Welsh girl and a Jewish boy. Gaenor, born into a family of strict chapel-goers, falls for Solomon, a young door-to-door salesman, who conceals his Jewish identity from Gaenor and her family. The couple, from similar yet very distinctive worlds, fall helplessly in love. The odds are against them, however, as the outraged community in which they live conspires to destroy their fragile happiness.

Cast: Ioan Gruffudd , Nia Roberts , Sue Jones-Davies , William Thomas , Mark Lewis Jones , Maureen Lipman , David Horovitch ,

Director: Paul Morrison

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Columbia TriStar Home Video, Sony Pictures Classics

Solomon and Gaenor (1999)

Release Date: August 25th, 2000|1 hr. 42 min.

critic reviews (10)
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  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Told so simply and powerfully that it seems to carry echoes of earlier, timeless tales. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Nicely filmed and acted. show more

  • 56
    Michael Atkinson Mr. Showbiz

    Feels repetitive and impacted. show more

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