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In medieval Paris, a young religious scholar and the beautiful niece of a local patrician fall madly in love and consummate their passion for each other. In the religious uproar that follows, they are condemned and brutally punished.

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Cast

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Abelard
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Heloise
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Fulbert
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Bishop
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Suger
Patsy Byrne ...
Agnes
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Petronilla
Philip Locke ...
Poussin
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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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28 April 1989 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Robert Gwilym auditioned for the part of Jourdain. See more »

Goofs

In the construction montage towards the end of the movie, you can see an altar with a number of pumpkins on it. As a plant native to North America there wouldn't be any in 12th century Europe. See more »

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Arranged by David Wulstan
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This is by far the most romantic story I have ever seen.
9 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

This movie is a must see for romance fans. It has glorious love scenes, fantastic plot, and characters that are very well developed.


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