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70's period set mini series or epic movie about a falsely accused man stranded on an island with the ships captain and his daughter

I remember watching a movie or mini series (it was shown over a weekend), cant remember a lot but basically it was about a man, possibly a naval officer been transported as a prisoner and stranded on an island with the jailer/captain and his young daughter, they survive for years before been rescued and the prisoner been accused of the captains murder. It spans over 20 years.

Thanks for any help.
asked Sep 10, 2017 in Name That Movie by smuggler83 (48 points)
The series was set in the 60s or 70s, or was it made in that time period? In english?
Was made in the 60's or 70's, set in the 17 or 18 hundreds. In English and spanned several decades.