12 certificateSwept from the Sea is a Film programme that first aired in 1998 and has been classified a 12 certificate.

Swept from the Sea is a 3 star programme


Swept from the Sea (1998)

Directed by
Beeban Kidron

Emotional drama based on a short story by Joseph Conrad and set in a 19th-century seaside town in Cornwall. When a young woman falls in love with a shipwrecked stranger, the townspeople ostracise the lovers. Things go from bad to worse when the two marry and have a child, as the hateful residents take steps to undermine the young family's happiness.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1998

3/5 Stars

Classification: 12 Certificate

Production Country: Canada/UK/USA

Filmed in Colour


Vincent Perez...Yanko Gooral
Image for Rachel WeiszRachel Weisz...Amy Foster
Image for Ian McKellenIan McKellen...Dr. James Kennedy
Joss Ackland...Mr. Swaffer
Image for Kathy BatesKathy Bates...Miss Swaffer
Tom Bell...Isaac Foster
Image for Zoë WanamakerZoë Wanamaker...Mary Foster
Tony Haygarth...Mr. Smith
Fiona Victory...Mrs. Smith
William Scott-Masson...Mr. Wilcox
Eve Matheson...Mrs. Wilcox
Dave Hill...Jack Vincent
Roger Ashton-Griffiths...Canon Van Stone
Matthew Scurfield...Thackery
Margery Withers...Widow Cree