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The Hireling

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Based on the novel by [[Performer~P93620~L. P. Hartley~pathartley]], The Hireling is a dissection of antiquated but hardly dormant British class distinctions. Chauffeur [[Performer~P229276~Robert Shaw~robertshaw]] is in the employ of aristocratic widow [[Performer~P49123~Sarah Miles~sarahmiles]]. When she suffers a nervous breakdown, Shaw helps her through her recovery. They grow to love each other during the convalescence; but when she is cured, Ms. Miles refuses to regard Shaw as an equal, and the...more

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