Poldark

Poldark

The Complete First Season

DVD - 2015
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Ross Poldark rides again in a swashbuckling new adaptation of the hit series that helped launch Masterpiece in the 1970s. Captain Poldark is a redcoat who returns to Cornwall after the American Revolution and finds that his fighting days are far from over.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, [Publisher not identified],, [2015]
Edition: Full UK-length edition
ISBN: 9781627893329
Call Number: DVD F POLD v.1
Characteristics: 3 videodiscs (480 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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val1
Sep 14, 2018

I must agree with the comments below...was looking forward to watching this series. It certainly did not disappoint! Aidan (who played Ross Poldark) was superb as well as the rest of the cast. The writing/storyline was excellent as well as the costumes (first-rate)! This is definitely a binge-watching show for sure! Am definitely looking forward the next season!

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firefly5
Sep 04, 2018

Love this series. Love the costumes, makeup, movie sets and scenery! I look forward to watching more.

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EndsWell
Feb 23, 2018

Poldark is a fascinating and beautifully done series. Can't wait to check out the books that it's based on!

Brilliant British drama. Not quite Downton Abbey but it does portray the extremes of society, namely the disparity between the rich and the poor, which has troubling parallels to our own times. Gorgeous scenery (Cornwall area) and fine acting throughout. Definitely a great television drama not to be missed.

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garycornell
Jan 25, 2018

BBC you have another masterpiece of film in "Poldark"! I loved all three dvd discs and hope season two and three are just as good as season one.

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LadySade
Nov 20, 2017

I’m usually apprehensive of television series. In my experience, they are usually overdone, highly sexualized, and push too many progressive themes whilst claiming to be true to a previous era. However, I was pleasantly surprised with this presentation. Kudos to a talented cast but more so for the protagonist. Fans of the aesthetically pleasing Aidan Turner will be highly rewarded as he is present in just about every frame. Honestly, Turner as Ross Poldark was absolutely stupendous. In the first few scenes I was curious about him being cast as the hero of the series but those misplaced concerns were quickly put to rest.

In short, Ross Poldark returns from war to find devastation. His girl, (the beautiful Elizabeth played by Heida reed) is now engaged to his cousin, his father died and his land was left savaged. As a true alpha, he takes it on himself to earn his way, while saving the future of others. He marries and eventually falls in love with a fiery red head who compliments him. All great! And romantic!!!

Now, after these exultations of said series, it's sad that I can accurately predict the rest of this series without watching any subsequent seasons. I predict future episodes will make a mockery of this debut. As usual with these things, the hero will commit adultery & push this erroneous idea that humans can not honor their marriage vows and overcome temptation. Beloved characters will be overcome by lust and illicit relationships. More people will die and illegitimate children will be born. ..And it will eventually become like what's already out there

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singidunum_25
Nov 06, 2017

“You don't have to find some mysterious stones to touch to go back in time to the 18th century. Just experience Poldark on a hi-def TV with a good sound system, and you'll BE there. From the stunning Cornwall scenery, to the careful attention to detail in the interior sets and locations, to costumes that range from the ragged to the rich, to the glorious music, and their wonderful choices for casting, especially the brilliant and charismatic Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark, this production has proved to be satisfying for people who have never seen the 70s version or read the novels it is based on, as well as those who have done either or both. “
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hmophir
Oct 30, 2017

Has anyone noticed that the "Complete First Season" includes episodes 1-6, but not episodes 7 and 8? Any idea where episodes 7 and 8 can be located?

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Peabo1
Sep 11, 2017

A different type of series than I normally watch. It was slower to intise me, but soon pulled me into the drama and era. I thoroughly recommend watching it. It transported me into that more challenging time period. Can't even imagine how difficult life was in actuality​

The is a bit of outdated material in this script but overall it was great to re-visit this PBS drama.

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behere
Jun 15, 2016

At end of part 5:
Ross: You were right. The world is a harder place now thanks to Julia (infant daughter). The stakes are higher. Loss is more painful. Yet I would not change places with him (Dwight, young single doctor). My life is more precious for being less certain and richer for being poorer.
Demela: What does it mean, resurgam?
Ross: I shall rise again.
Demela: Shall we?
Ross: I hope so.

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