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The Queen of Sheba's Pearls (2004)

Set in post-war England, a mysterious woman arrives at the Prettys' rural family home on the eve of young Jack's 16th birthday. Her remarkable likeness to a Pretty family member who ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Nancy Ackerman / Emily Bradley
... Harold Bradley
... Audrey Pretty
... Father Talbot
... Deafy
... Peggy Pretty
... Laura Pretty
... Edward Pretty
... Jack Bradley
... School Matron
... Dinger Bell
Simon Day ... Rektorn
Bohdan Poraj ... Teacher
John Joe Regan ... Geoffrey Thicket
James Hawkins ... Jack Bradley (young)
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Set in post-war England, a mysterious woman arrives at the Prettys' rural family home on the eve of young Jack's 16th birthday. Her remarkable likeness to a Pretty family member who tragically died in an accident 8 years ago both baffles and unsettles the family. Written by Anonymous

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The More I See You
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Performed by Dick Haymes
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Very nice cinematography, but a boring story
7 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

Colin Nutley, pretty famous Englishman who have watched the Swedish way of life and put it on the screen for about 20 years, has now done an English version of his first big hit movie Änglagård (1992). His in real life wife Helena Bergström plays the lead (as usual!), and the acting is through the whole cast are quite good. But the story is not engaging and for many moments quite boring. Nutley spreads out the story in a couple of treads, that he doesn't really tie together in the end. Jens Fischers cinematography is what's great about this movie, and it is sometimes breathtaking. But this movie i a big step forward for Nutley after the worthless Liza Marklund-movies.


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