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'Tis Pity She's a Whore (1980)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 7 May 1980
Lord Sorenzo marries the beautiful young Annabella, but unbeknownst to him, she is pregnant as a result of an incestuous relationship with her brother Giovanni. Sorenzo discovers the truth,... See full summary »

Director:

Roland Joffé

Writer:

John Ford (play)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Bernard Archard ... Donado
Anthony Bate ... Soranzo
Rodney Bewes ... Bergetto
Suzanne Burden Suzanne Burden ... Philotis
Heather Canning Heather Canning ... Putana
Jeremy Child ... The priest
Kenneth Cranham ... Giovanni
Colin Douglas Colin Douglas ... Florio
Alison Fiske Alison Fiske ... Hippolita
Cherie Lunghi ... Annabella
Ron Pember Ron Pember ... Poggio
Tim Pigott-Smith ... Vasques
David Ryall ... Richardetto
Alan Webb Alan Webb ... Lord Lieutenant
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Storyline

Lord Sorenzo marries the beautiful young Annabella, but unbeknownst to him, she is pregnant as a result of an incestuous relationship with her brother Giovanni. Sorenzo discovers the truth, and his ambitious, scheming servant Vasques, resorts to murder (and worse) to ensure that the whole affair ends in a heart rending tragedy! The original 17th century play was set in Italy, this version the action takes place in Victorian England. Written by Tim Douglas <TDou525473@AOL.com>

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 May 1980 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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