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White Teeth

Synopsis
Four-part dramatisation of Zadie Smith’s acclaimed novel about three north London families. Following a failed suicide attempt, middle-aged Archie Jones finds his life changed thanks to a chance encounter at a New Year’s Eve party. After a whirlwind romance, he marries a woman half his age who has fled from her devout Jehovah’s Witness mother. Meanwhile, Archie’s old war comrade has also married a younger woman.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
2002
Notes
tx c4 17/9/2002, 24/09/, 01/10/ and 08/10/2002 at 10 PM - each episode 65 mins each.
Subjects
English language and literature
Keywords
literature - English; Smith, Zadie

Distribution Formats

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
Subscription only
Duration/Size
260 minutes (combined)
Year
2004

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