Watch Wide Sargasso Sea
- 1 hr 38 min
The movie "Wide Sargasso Sea" is based on a novel with the same name. This movie is set in Jamaica in the 1840’s. At this time slavery has just been outlawed. Annette is a plantation owner who has fallen on hard time. In order to survive she married Paul who is wealthy. She is not in love with him. Paul is not a nice man. He is prejudice against women, blacks, and is cruel to his wife. The former slaves revolt against Paul and burn down his house killing Annette’s son who was inside. Paul returns to England while Annette is taken care of by former servants. Annette’s daughter Antoinette is going to inherit the property if she can find a proper man to marry. She is arranged to marry a man named Edward who is also cruel to her. Even though they now own the property Edward becomes afraid and longs to go back to England. He feels that he is under the black magic of a Jamaican woman and need to leave while he still can.