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Loving Annabelle (2006)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 24 May 2007 (Germany)
Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly between ... See full summary »

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Katherine Brooks

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Katherine Brooks, Olivia Bohnhoff Harris (additional screenplay) (as Olivia Bohnhoff) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Erin Kelly ... Annabelle Tillman
Diane Gaidry ... Simone Bradley
Laura Breckenridge ... Colins
Michelle Horn ... Kristen
Gustine Fudickar Gustine Fudickar ... Cat Pegrum
Ilene Graff ... Mother Immaculata
Kevin McCarthy ... Father Harris
Markus Flanagan ... Michael
Karen Teliha Karen Teliha ... Sister Claire
Marla Maples ... Lauren
Greg Joelson ... Barry
Wendy Schaal ... Senator Tillman (as Wendy Schall)
Gregory Carroll Gregory Carroll ... Senator's Aid
Shawn Thompson Shawn Thompson ... Senator's Aid
Leslie Andrews Leslie Andrews ... Martha (as Lesli Andrews)
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Storyline

Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly between her and her teacher, Simone Bradley. Annabelle pursues Simone relentlessly until Simone must make a choice between following her heart and doing what's right. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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The controversial story of a highly accomplished Catholic school teacher, who falls in love with her student, Annabelle. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 May 2007 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Loving Annabelle See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$1,100,000, 22 December 2010
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the scene when Annabelle leaves the end-of-year ball with St. Peters to retrieve her guitar and the music for a song she wrote earlier, a poster is plainly visible on the wall above her bedside table, featuring the band that originally wrote and performed the song she is about to sing. See more »

Goofs

When Annabelle goes to Simone's room after the day at the beach, in the first shot of Simone staring at the ceiling the bedside clock is clearly reading 11:29. The scene cuts back to Annabelle starting to knock on the door then hesitating and leaving. The next shot, again of Simone, shows the clock reading 11:24, a jump backward in time. See more »

Quotes

Simone: [talking about getting rid of Annabelle's beads] Maybe you could carry them in your pocket or hide them in your bag where no one could see them.
Annabelle: I'll think about it.
Simone: Why are you making this so hard?
Annabelle: The first person I fell in love with gave them to me.
Simone: You still in love with him?
Annabelle: *She* moved to Europe last year with her family.
Simone: [Simone touches Annabelle's arm] Think about it.
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Amazing time with "Annabelle" in San Jose!
14 March 2006 | by bust_a_rearrangementSee all my reviews

After hearing the "buzz" surrounding this movie, I finally got my chance to see Loving Annabelle at its premiere in San Jose this weekend (hooray for my girlfriend for scoring tickets to the sold out show!) I've never written a review before but I really dig this movie, so I will do my best! My initial reaction after watching was....they finally got it right, more specifically, writer Katherine Brooks got it right.

I've never really been a fan of "lesbian" movies because I could never get into the story lines or characters; they've all seemed a bit over the top. The only movie I could actually relate to up until now was "All Over Me" If you haven't seen it...go rent it!! Loving Annabelle is such a straightforward love story that fortunately doesn't involve lesbian circus performers or travelin' hippie painters. It's an amazing, well-written story that I can relate to being the product of Catholic schooling. The best part...the super hot sex scene! Now, now yes it was HOT but I loved it because like the movie, it to was straightforward, passionate, necessary. Thank god there weren't any crazy camera angles, I mean lesbians have sex!! so thank you Katherine Brooks for not showing just a hand run up and down a body...that would have been sooo boring and unrealistic!! I give this movie 2 thumbs way up for giving me something I can relate to, for being such a straightforward story about love, letting go, putting happiness first, etc.

Now as an added bonus, since it was the premiere I was able to nervously chat with writer/director Katherine Brooks and the 2 leads (ALL HOT by the way) and they were all so super cool so it makes the movie that much more enjoyable


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