Passion and Prejudice

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Spinsterish New England college professor Gwen Barry (Frances Fisher) takes advantage of a prison work furlough program by hiring soon-to-be-released convict Dalton Roy (Derwin Jordan) as a handyman. As time goes by, Gwen falls in love with Dalton, and he reciprocates. Upon his release, however, Dalton breaks off with Gwen in favor of a sweetheart closer to his own age, college student Tamara (Kandyse McClure). But by now, Gwen's affection has morphed into an unhealthy obsession, and she is fully willing to destroy Dalton rather than see him slip through her fingers. Filmed in Nova Scotia, the made-for-cable Passion and Prejudice debuted April 17, 2001 on the USA network. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Frances Fisher
as Gwen Barton
Derwin Jordan
as Dalton Roy
Jonathan Potts
as Andrew Williams
David Christofel
as Lamar Dixon
Richard Donat
as D.A. Bridges
David Christoffel
as Lamar Dixon
John Maclaren
as Gordon Jeffries
Jeremy Akerman
as Deputy Banks
Tamara Patkau
as Cassandra
Mauralea Austin
as Elizabeth Jeffries
Angelo Pedari
as Giuliano
Walter Borden
as Mr. Peterson
Nikki Barnett
as 1st Student
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Critic Reviews for Passion and Prejudice

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  • Passion and Prejudice is a confounding blend of soap opera that begins as a lusty version of Pygmalion and degenerates into a poor man's Fatal Attraction.

    Oct 18, 2018 | Full Review…

    Laura Fries

    Variety
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  • She teaches him to read, he teaches her to whatever. But when he gets out, enrolls in college, and meets coeds his own age and color, she will, of course, have to destroy him. What a waste.

    Feb 6, 2018 | Full Review…

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