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Monk Dawson (1998)

 -  Drama  -  31 July 1998 (UK)
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Rites of passage moral tale based on the award-winning novel by Piers Paul Read, about a Catholic priest who falls from grace and descends into a world of forbidden love and betrayal in 1970's London.

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Rites of passage moral tale based on the award-winning novel by Piers Paul Read, about a Catholic priest who falls from grace and descends into a world of forbidden love and betrayal in 1970's London.

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Guided by faith. Blinded by hope. Betrayed by love.

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Find A Way
Music & Lyrics: Mark Jensen
Performed by 'J.P. Zest'
Soprano Saxophone: 'Henry Laxton'
© 1997 De Warrenne Pictures Ltd.
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14 August 2011 | by (Bristol UK) – See all my reviews

Gentle story of two friends, over several years, who betray but forgive each other. One, who becomes a Roman Catholic priest, has a teenage crush on the other. The public school solution is to cane it out of him.

The RC priest supposedly loses his faith, but as an older priest says, it is the Church that has lost him because his radical and challenging views upset the hierarchy.

The monastery on an island is a little bleak. I almost expected a butler, bent-double, to appear at the door and say, 'You rang?' I wish they had hired some sort of religious consultant – it was tiresome to see the same green set of vestments worn back to front while the monks wore the wrong combination of tat.

The 'twist' at the end is reminiscent of The Thorn Birds.


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