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The Secret Rapture (1993)

Katherine is a basically miserable and mentally unstable woman who is married to even-aged Isobel's father, who is the only one willing to give Katherine the unconditional love that she ... See full summary »

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Isobel Coleridge
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Katherine Coleridge (as Joanne Whalley-Kilmer)
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Marion French
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Patrick Steadman
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Tom French
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Max Lopert
Hilton McRae ...
Norman
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Jeremy
Richard Long ...
3rd Businessman
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Greta
Saira Todd ...
Kiki
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June Allardyce
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Civil Servant
Diane Fletcher ...
Day Nurse
Janet Steel ...
Night Nurse
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Katherine is a basically miserable and mentally unstable woman who is married to even-aged Isobel's father, who is the only one willing to give Katherine the unconditional love that she craves lest her inner chaos should wholly consume her. For any kind of peace of mind, she is consequently entirely dependent on him. As, however, her husband dies (of natural causes), Katherine quite instinctively transfers her primal need for all-encompassing care to his daughter, Isobel. As this is a serious intrusion upon her and her boyfriend's private life, Isobel rejects Katherine - at first. She soon realizes that Katherine needs her attention more than her boyfriend, whom she then opts to leave, to go and live with Katherine in her father's countryside cottage. The last scenes of the movie, not to be revealed here, raises the question of who, after all, were the more needful of Isobel's love. Written by Tue Sorensen <jensb@mi.aau.dk>

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Rated R for strong sexuality, and for language
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Woof...
7 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

What a tedious turgid boring mess. This is a classic example of all that is wrong with contemporary English theater & film. About as exciting as a closet full of dirty socks. The very opposite of living film. Only the presence of Joanne Whalley gives it any spark.


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