A married woman (Basinger) falls in love with a Benedictine monk.

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Jessie Sullivan
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Brother 'Whit' Thomas
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Hugh Sullivan
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Nelle
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Kat
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Hepzibah
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Benne
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Father Dominic
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Dee Sullivan (as Victoria Anderson)
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Joseph Dubois
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Shem
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Woman Patient
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Brother Timothy
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A married woman (Basinger) falls in love with a Benedictine monk.

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Brother 'Whit' Thomas: Now that my ladder's gone, I must lie down where all the ladders start, in the foul rag-and-bone shop of the heart.
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Interesting and not so bad
11 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's a typical Lifetime movie except Kim Basinger is a really good actress. She really does the character justice and adds the element of mystery to her character. Sure the kind of movie has been done countless times and these movies never seem to do the book justice...it's unfortunate. It's OK. I'm liking it so far and it is not a bad movie, not by a long shot. It's very interesting and mysterious, anticipation grows and the storytelling by Basinger is flowing nicely. The portrayal of the monk's character is also done nicely. The monk is a sensitive person who seems to be unsure of himself, more so as the relationship between himself and the woman grows. Adultery is what's being committed here, although it seems to be a mixture of love and lust. How the story unfolds? It's quite the story.


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