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Stealing Heaven (1988)

R  |   |  Drama, History, Romance  |  28 April 1989 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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)
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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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The following actors were on the ideas list for The Ancient Priest, John Gill, Alan MacNaughton, Hugh Latimer, Preston Lockwood, Trevor Peacock, John Moffatt, Edward Petherbridge, Nicholas Selby and Stuart Latham. See more »

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Lauda anima mea Dominum
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Courtesy of Atmosphere Music Ltd
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Soft-core bodice ripper
6 October 1999 | by (New Yawk City) – See all my reviews

Guiltily enjoyable, in a quasi-historical, smutty kind of way. The soundtrack was pretty heavy-handed, and the dialogue didn't inspire, but it's a steamy, pretty piece of fluff. [A waste of Denholm Elliot's talent, though.] It has a "made for late-night premium cable" feel.


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