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Moll Flanders (1996)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  14 June 1996 (USA)
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The daughter of a thief, young Moll is placed in the care of a nunnery after the execution of her mother. However, the actions of an abusive priest lead Moll to rebel as a teenager, ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Hibble
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Mrs. Allworthy
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Artist
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Mrs. Mazzawatti
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Edna
Aisling Corcoran ...
Flora
Jim Sheridan ...
The Priest
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Artist's Father
Britta Smith ...
Artist's Mother
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Polly
Emma McIvor ...
Mary
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Alice
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Orphanage Woman
Harry Towb ...
Magistrate
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Storyline

The daughter of a thief, young Moll is placed in the care of a nunnery after the execution of her mother. However, the actions of an abusive priest lead Moll to rebel as a teenager, escaping to the dangerous streets of London. Further misfortunes drive her to accept a job as a prostitute from the conniving Mrs. Allworthy. It is there that Moll first meets Hibble, who is working as Allworthy's servant but takes a special interest in the young woman's well-being. With his help, she retains hope for the future, ultimately falling in love with an unconventional artist who promises the possibility of romantic happiness. Written by Anonymous

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The remarkable story of one woman's unbreakable spirit.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for violence, nudity and sex-related material | See all certifications »

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14 June 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I istoria mias gynaikas  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

ITL 424,167,000 (Italy) (22 November 1996)

Gross:

ITL 678,078,000 (Italy) (29 November 1996)
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Trivia

Jeremy Brett's last film. See more »

Goofs

Mrs. Allworthy puts lip rouge and a beauty mark on Moll. Moll wipes off the lip rouge walking down the stairs but not the beauty mark. When we next see her face, the beauty mark is gone. See more »

Quotes

Moll Flanders: [Moll has cleaned up the Artist's loft. Artist enters... ] Well?
[points at his feet]
Moll Flanders: Take your boots off
Artist: You have yours on.
Moll Flanders: I haven't been outdoors
Artist: This is VERy unimportant.
Moll Flanders: . you angry 'cause I cleaned for you?
Artist: DON'T do this again! I'll never FIND anything.
Moll Flanders: [Moll grabs a shelving unit and throws it & contents to the floor, then repeats] There! Back where it was.
[Moll crosses her arms & turns her back]
[...]
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Connections

Version of Moll Flanders (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Moll's Prison Jig
Written by Nico Brown
Performed by Nico Brown, Martin Brunsden and Robert Harris
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Emotionally driven
27 December 2003 | by (Cripple Creek, Colorado) – See all my reviews

A tale of one woman's journey through her own life of desperation and consequence. This film follows the heroine, Moll Flanders, through her diary left to her daughter via its caretaker Hibble played masterfully by Morgan Freeman. A true testament to the indomitable spirit of mankind, or in this case womankind. I highly recommend this film.


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