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|Directed by||Tim Fywell|
|Produced by||Adrian Bate|
|Written by|| Andrew Davies (screenwriter)|
Sarah Waters (novel)
|Starring|| Zoë Tapper |
Mary Jo Randle
|Music by||Frédéric Weber|
|Edited by||Mary Finlay|
Affinity is a 2008 UK film adaptation of Sarah Waters' 1999 novel of the same name;directed by Tim Fywell and written by Andrew Davies. It stars Zoë Tapper, Anna Madeley, Domini Blythe, Amanda Plummer, and Mary Jo Randle. The film was nominated for the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding TV Movie or Limited Series.
Affinity is set in Victorian England; the story of an upper-class woman, Margaret (Anna Madeley), who becomes an official "Visitor" to a woman's prison; however, she becomes emotionally attached to one of the inmates, Selina (Zoe Tapper).
As the story progresses through Selina's shady background, and Margaret's dislike of her home life; a plot to break out of the prison develops. But just what the plan is, and who calls the shots is yet to be discovered.
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Affinity is a 1999 historical fiction novel by Sarah Waters. It is the author's second novel, following her debut Tipping the Velvet. Set during 1870s Victorian England, it tells the story of a woman, Margaret Prior, who is haunted by a shadowy past and in an attempt to cure her recent bout of illness and depression, begins visits to the women's wards of Millbank Prison. Whilst there she becomes entranced by the spiritualist Selina Dawes, with whom she becomes obsessed and begins an inappropriate relationship. Written as an epistolary novel, the story alternates as a series of diary entries written by both main characters.
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