The Reef (1999 film)

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The Reef
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Based on The Reef by Edith Wharton
Written by William Hanley
Directed by Robert Allan Ackerman
Starring Sela Ward
Timothy Dalton
Alicia Witt
Music by Patrick Williams
Country of originUnited States
Czech Republic
Original languageEnglish
Executive producersFreyda Rothstein
William Hanley
Robert Allan Ackerman
ProducerGideon Amir
Cinematography Sandi Sissel
EditorSusan B. Browdy
Running time88 minutes
Production company Hearst Entertainment Entertainment Productions
Distributor CBS
Original network CBS
Original releaseJuly 25, 1999 (1999-07-25)

The Reef (also known as Passion's Way) is a 1999 American-Czech-German made-for-television historical drama film directed by Robert Allan Ackerman based on the book The Reef by Edith Wharton. It starred Sela Ward, Timothy Dalton, Alicia Witt, Jamie Glover. It was filmed in Prague, Czech Republic in 1996 but did not premiere on CBS until July 25, 1999.



In early 20th century France, a young widow renews her love with a man until she discovers that he had a past relationship with one of her new employees, who is a nanny. This makes the two women accuse each other for particular reasons until the end of the movie.


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