Romantic and thrilling, this A&E version of Richard Blackmore's classic has wide-ranging appeal for men and women it's a swashbuckler with heart.
In the West Country of late 17th-century England, lawlessness reigns supreme. As the populace quakes in their boots, the Doones, a family of aristocratic black sheep who live in an impenetrable forest fortress, call the shots. During one raid, outlaw Carver Doone (Aidan Gillen) slays an innocent farmer named Jack Ridd (Neil Finnighan) in cold blood. Carver lies to his leader, Sir Ensor Doone (Peter Vaughan), claiming that he was provoked. Because of the Doones' connections within the judicial system, the Ridd family...