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Small Island (2009–2009)

TV Mini-series | 180 min | Drama

A gentle Jamaican woman reunited with her husband in post-World War II London encounters both racism and homesickness as she adjusts to her new life.
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Kathleen Cahill (writer (Masterpiece)) | Andrea Levy (based on the novel by) | Paula Milne (screenplay) | Sarah Williams (screenplay)
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Will Hughes-Jones (as Will Hughes Jones)
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Updated Dec 6, 2009

Release date (First episode)
Apr 18, 2010 (United States)

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7.4 / 10 | 1,072 votes