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'Downton Abbey' film brings beloved characters back together

Clip: 09/21/2019 | 8m 1s

One of the most popular television series of the past decade is returning -- but this time, to the big screen. After four years off the air, the British period drama “Downton Abbey” is making its film debut. Judy Woodruff sits down with series creator Julian Fellowes and members of the cast to discuss reuniting and how the beloved characters provide a welcome diversion from modern cynicism.

Aired: 09/21/19

Rating: NR

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