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Downton Abbey - the film, set for release on DVD and Blu-ray in the UK / Harwich and Manningtree Standard

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THE film from the hit drama created by West Stafford resident Julian Fellowes will be released on DVD and Blu-ray in the UK from January 27. It is already available to download and stream from streaming services. Downton Abbey the film (PG, 122 minutes) was an enormous hit on the big screen and a sequel is already in the works. 

Downton Abbey is a crowd-pleasing frippery of froth, which assiduously ties up loose narrative threads from the acclaimed TV series and unpicks a few new ones. Michael Engler's film is comfortingly and disappointingly familiar, welcoming back most of the main cast plus Scottish composer John Lunn to underscore every twitch of a hemline with swooning orchestrations. 

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