Picks and Pans Review: Masterpiece Theatre: Silas Marner
updated 03/16/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 03/16/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST
Ben (Gandhi) Kingsley stars in a Victorian melodrama about a justifiably bitter and lonely man whose life is brightened by a child. Kingsley is golden but the story is as gooey as a blackened marshmallow.