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ACORN MEDIA PUBLISHING


"Historical Media Review" in conjunction with Acorn Media Publishing will review the eclectic distributor's historical and literary multimedia titles. Wherever possible HMR will add background materials to a review with a blue click thru to the source.

THE CAMOMILE LAWN


264 Mins. 2 Vol. DVD
Beautifully adapted from Mary Wesley's novel "Camomile Lawn" opens in August 1939 where five cousins gather at their uncle's big house on the Cornish coast. Its the eve of World War II making it the last summer of pleasure and joy. A half a century later they return to the house for a funeral where they recall how the war changed their lives through suffering, survival, selfishness, sex and love. This BAFTA winning drama stars Tara Fitzgerald, Rosemary Harris, Jennifer Ehle, and Claire Bloom. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

VISIONS OF FRANCE


160 Mins. 2 Vol. DVD
This cheer beauty two volume set seen thru a bird's eye view takes one over historical Provence and the Mediterranean playground of the Riveria. The Provence travels range from the mountains of Luberon to the canyons of Verdon and from Avignon to the great Romanesque cities with their amphitheatres. On the south coast, we float over the Cote d'Azur, Cannes, Nice, St. Tropez and Monaco.

FORTHCOMING RELEASES


AGATHA CHRISTIE'S MARPLE - Series II
ALL PASSION SPENT
ARISTOCRATS
CATHERINE COOKSON COLLECTION - Set I and Set II
THE HOUSE OF ELIOTT - Series III
JANE EYRE
LAWRENCE OLIVIER PRESENTS
MIDSOMER MURDERS VII
MONARCHY
THE MOONSTONE
A MOST MYSTERIOUS MURDER - Series I
LORD MOUNTBATTEN THE LAST VICEROY
MURDER IN SUBURBIA - Series I
PORTRAIT OF A MARRIAGE
REBUS - Series I
SWORD OF HONOUR

PREVIOUSLY REVIEWED


AGATHA CHRISTIE'S MARPLE
BRIDESHEAD REVISITED
CADFAEL - Series I
CLARISSA
THE FIRST CHURCHILLS: Complete Collection
A FOREIGN FIELD
THE FORSYTE SAGA
THE FORSYTE SAGA II
FOYLE'S WAR
FOYLE'S WAR Set II
FOYLE'S WAR - Set III
THE HANGING GALE
THE HOUSE OF ELIOTT
HOUSE OF ELIOTT - Series II
ISLAND AT WAR
LOVE FOR LYDIA
THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE
MIDSOMER MURDERS - Set III
OTHELLO
THE PALLISERS: Complete Collection
A PERFECT SPY by John le Carré
THE POLITICIAN'S WIFE
SECOND GENERATION
SMILEY'S PEOPLE
SUMMER'S LEASE
TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY
TO SERVE THEM ALL MY DAYS
TRAFFIK
VISIONS OF ENGLAND
VISIONS OF FRANCE
VISIONS OF GREECE
WINDSOR CASTLE - A ROYAL YEAR