Tess (1979)

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In England's west country, a poor girl is sent to visit a rich relative. Her innocence and beauty attract her wayward cousin Alec, with devastating consequences. The episode returns to haunt Tess when she later believes she has met the love of her life, the intellectual Angel Clare.

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