My Family and Other Animals
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My Family and Other Animals
Author Gerald Durrell's childhood memoir comes to life in this Masterpiece Theater presentation starring Academy Award-nominee Imelda Staunton and detailing the journey of an eccentric family who seeks to escape the dreary English weather by making way to the sun-soaked Greek island of Corfu. Mrs. Durcell is a middle aged widow whose inability to lay down the law with her four adventuresome children has found her embarking on a series of strange adventures. Whether watching patiently as wild, avant-garde writer Larry rabble rouses with his unruly friends, ducking the buckshot of… More

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"Brimming with fabulistic charm, this joint BBC/WGBH adaptation of Gerald Durrell's memoir offers the most lovable family of bona fide eccentrics that's been brought to film."
‑ James Plath, Movie Metropolis
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