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Affinity (film)

DVD cover
Directed by Tim Fywell
Produced by Adrian Bate
Written by Andrew Davies (screenwriter)
Sarah Waters (novel)
Starring Zoë Tapper
Anna Madeley
Domini Blythe
Amanda Plummer
Mary Jo Randle
Music by Frédéric Weber
Editing by Mary Finlay
Release date(s)
Running time 120 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Affinity is a 2008 UK film adaptation of Sarah Waters' 1999 novel Affinity;[1] directed by Tim Fywell and screenplay by Andrew Davies. [2] [3]


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.


External links

  • Internet Movie Database
  • Affinity (2008), review at the Online Video Guide


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