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Stealing Heaven (1988)

Abelard, a respected philosopher and teacher in 12th-century Paris, is hired to tutor the intelligent and beautiful Heloise. They soon fall in love, but must hide their affection because ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Heloise
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Fulbert
Bernard Hepton ...
Bishop
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Suger
Patsy Byrne ...
Agnes
Cassie Stuart ...
Petronilla
Philip Locke ...
Poussin
Victoria Burgoyne ...
Prostitute
Antonia Cutic ...
Landlady
Diana Belinic ...
Girl in street
Davor Fejzagic ...
Boy in street
Mark Jax ...
Jourdain
Timothy Watson ...
François (as Tim Watson)
Andrew H. McLean ...
Gerard (as Andrew McLean)
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Abelard, a respected philosopher and teacher in 12th-century Paris, is hired to tutor the intelligent and beautiful Heloise. They soon fall in love, but must hide their affection because Abelard is sworn to celibacy. Written by Eric Sorensen <Eric_Sorensen@fc.mcps.k12.md.us>

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Drama | History | Romance

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28 April 1989 (USA)  »

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Abelard i Heloiza  »

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Trivia

John Quarmby and Edmund Kente were on the possibles list for Poussin. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Tropic Thunder (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Simple Theme No.2
(uncredited)
Music by John Garton
Studio G Music Ltd
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I thought this was a wonderful movie, I enjoyed the story and the research for the movie was great
16 March 2005 | by (Columbus, Georgia) – See all my reviews

I loved the movie, the story was great, the set designs were wonderful and very well done (I'm a history buff and want to say someone really did their research on the set designs, the way the actors were dressed and the use of language in the film (they didn't use any 20th century words). I felt I was back in the middle ages while watching the film. I thought the actors did a great job, the film could not have been improved on at all, this is a keeper, I plan to watch it over and over again. Anyone who loves history like I do will enjoy it. I really enjoy historical films and this is one of the best I've seen in a long time. If you are looking for a great historical film, this is it.


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