Based on actual facts and events, explores the Thelemic Commune in Cefalu, Sicily from 1920-1923.
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Mike Ketcher ...
Lynn Mastio Rice ...
Leah Hirsig
Blandine Fromont ...
Ninette Shumway
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Jane Wolfe
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Mary Butts
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Cecil Maitland (as Erik A. Williams)
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Father Pacianus
Natalie Nicole ...
Francesca
Don Henrie ...
Angel of Death
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Police Chief Luigi Giovanni
Brett Rigby ...
Raoul Loveday
Lena Ketorah ...
Betty May Loveday
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The Count
Aaron Shaffer ...
Frank Bennett
Emily Shearon ...
Mama Bennett
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Aleister Crowley, The Beast,666, begins a Thelemic Commune in Cefalu, Sicily. Inspired by a true story,the movie "Abbey Of Thelema" begins with Aleister Crowley living in New York just after World War I. Out of a job, since Germany lost the war,Aleister begins painting and actually receives favorable reviews. One of the models he painted, Leah Hirsig, was painted as a dead soul. Romance evolves and Leah is inaugurated as the Scarlet Woman mentioned in the book of Revelation. Shortly thereafter, Leah finds out she is pregnant and decides to leave with her son from a previous relationship for Switzerland to visit her sister. A couple of months later, short of cash and dodging creditors, Aleister Crowley decides to bid farewell to the Colonies and go back to England. In the meantime, Leah has met a French widow by the name of Ninette Shumway with a three year old son who has been working as a Nanny. Since Leah is pregnant and can not depend upon Aleister Crowley for help, she asks ... Written by Vincent Jennings

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Aleister Crowley, The Beast, begins a Thelemic Commune in Cefalu, Sicily.


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1 December 2007 (USA)  »

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$2,600,000 (estimated)
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John Paul, the film editor, started his film career at the age of five, when big brother Chris used to "borrow" Mom's video camera. See more »

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