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Abbey of Thelema (2007)

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Based on actual facts and events, explores the Thelemic Commune in Cefalu, Sicily from 1920-1923.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mike Ketcher ... Aleister Crowley
Lynn Mastio Rice Lynn Mastio Rice ... Leah Hirsig
Blandine Fromont Blandine Fromont ... Ninette Shumway
Brenda Sue Fowler ... Jane Wolfe
Erin Marie Hogan ... Mary Butts
Devlin Wilder ... Cecil Maitland (as Erik A. Williams)
Ron Jeremy ... Father Pacianus
Natalie Nicole Natalie Nicole ... Francesca
Don Henrie Don Henrie ... Angel of Death
Jaxon Stanford ... Police Chief Luigi Giovanni
Brett Rigby Brett Rigby ... Raoul Loveday
Lena Ketorah Lena Ketorah ... Betty May Loveday
Joseph Palermo ... The Count
Aaron Shaffer Aaron Shaffer ... Frank Bennett
Emily Shearon 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 2007 (USA) See more »

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$2,600,000 (estimated)
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ATAP See more »
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Color (DV 24p)| Color
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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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