The Scarlet Letter (1979)
This PBS mini-series adaptation of Nathaniel Hawthorne's timeless tale of adultery and punishment in Puritan New England features Meg Foster as the tragically condemned Hester Prynne, who after an illicit affair is branded a criminal and forced to live a life of solitude. Included is a special documentary on the making of the film. John Heard and Kevin Conway co-star. 4 hrs. on two discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; featurettes; biographies.