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In the beginning of A Tale of Two Cities Dr Alexander Manette is a prisoner in the Bastille This was in 1767 From this point it jumps to 1775 At this time Mr Jarvis Lorry good friend and banker of Manette and Lucy Manette daughter of Manette are on their way to Paris In Paris they stop at the tavern owned by Madame Defarge There they meet Madame and Monsignor Defarge Monsignor Defarge took care of Dr Manette after he was released from the Bastille He takes Mr Lorry and Lucy upstairs to where Dr Manette was staying Lucy meets her father for the first time Dr Manette is very disoriented from being imprisoned so long The movie then jumps to 1780 in a London courtroom In the courtroom Charles Darney is being tried for treason Darney protected Manette on the ship back to London and now looks after Manette Lucy is called to the stand and questioned Then Barstad is called to the stand Barstad is a mercenary who is trying to frame Darney Darneys lawyer asks his counterpart Sydney Carton to stand up and take his wig off Darney is found not guilty because Carton bears a striking resemblance to Darney After the trial Darney and Carton meet in a tavern Carton is extremely rude It seems that Carton is jealous of Darney and Lucy Meanwhile back in Paris the Marquis Ste Evermondes carriage runs over and kills a young boy named Jacques The Marquis Ste Evermonde is Charles Darneys uncle but Charles denounces him because of his evil methods Later on that night Gaspard Jacques father seeks revenge by climbing the wall and murdering the Marquis Ste Evermonde Later on in the movie Gaspard is beheaded Back in England Darney tells Dr Manette that he wants to marry Lucy It seems that Carton is becoming more and more jealous It appears that Barstad is dead The
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