A Tale of Two Cities

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This exhilarating adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens novel tells an epic story of vengeance and sacrifice poetically described in the famous first lines as "the best of times and the worst of times." When the French emigrant Charles Darnay returns to his native Paris to help a friend, his aristocratic past is cause for the new regime to imprison him in the infamous Bastille,where he is sentenced to death by guillotine. With time running out, Darnay's friends and family desperately try to free him before the iron falls.

Production Information

Approximate Running Time
90 minutes


Sidney Carlton, others
Dr. Manette, others
Mme. Defarge, others
Lucie Manette, others
Charles Darnay, others
Defarge, others
Jarvis Lorry, others

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Adapted From
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens