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Priest of Love (1981)

R
125 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

Following the banning and burning of his novel, "The Rainbow", D.H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, move to the United States, and then to Mexico. When Lawrence contracts tuberculosis, they return to England for a short time, then to Italy,...See moreFollowing the banning and burning of his novel, "The Rainbow", D.H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, move to the United States, and then to Mexico. When Lawrence contracts tuberculosis, they return to England for a short time, then to Italy, where Lawrence wrote "Lady Chatterley's Lover". Written by George S. Davis See less
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Writers
D.H. Lawrence (letters and writings) | Harry T. Moore (book: "The Priest of Love") | Alan Plater (screenplay)
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Francis James Brown (as Joseph James) | Stanley Joseph Seeger (as Joseph James)
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Updated Oct 11, 1981

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Oct 11, 1981 (United States)

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Janet Suzman
Frieda Lawrence Frieda Lawrence   See fewer
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Ian McKellen
D.H. Lawrence D.H. Lawrence   See fewer
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Graham Faulkner
Cornish Farmer Cornish Farmer   See fewer
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Niall Padden
British Soldier British Soldier   See fewer
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Andrew McCulloch
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Mike Gwilym
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Adrienne Burgess
Katherine Mansfield Katherine Mansfield   See fewer
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Andrew Lodge
British Officer British Officer   See fewer
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Mary Gifford
Purity League Leader Purity League Leader   See fewer
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John Gielgud
Herbert G. Muskett Herbert G. Muskett   See fewer
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John Hudson
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Daniel Chatto
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Gareth Forwood
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Penelope Keith
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Ava Gardner
Mabel Dodge Luhan Mabel Dodge Luhan   See fewer
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Jorge Rivero
Tony Luhan Tony Luhan   See fewer
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Taos Pueblo Indian Dancers
Indian Dancers (as The Frank Marcus Indian Dancers From The Taos Pueblo) Indian Dancers (as The Frank Marcus Indian Dancers From The Taos Pueblo)   See fewer
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Mike Morris
Dr. Uhfelder Dr. Uhfelder   See fewer
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Natasha Buchanan
Jessie Chambers Jessie Chambers   See fewer
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Shane Rimmer
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Anne Dyson
Lydia Lawrence Lydia Lawrence   See fewer
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Adrian Montano
Tinsmith Tinsmith   See fewer
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Mellan Mitchell
Aga Khan Aga Khan   See fewer
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Marjorie Yates
Ada Lawrence Ada Lawrence   See fewer
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Patrick Holt
Arthur Lawrence Arthur Lawrence   See fewer
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Jane Booker
Barbara Weekley Barbara Weekley   See fewer
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Angelo Ravagli Angelo Ravagli   See fewer
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Elizabeth Spender
Elsa Weekley Elsa Weekley   See fewer
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Earl Brewster Earl Brewster   See fewer
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Sarah Brackett
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Madalyn Aslan
Harwood Brewster (as Madeleine Todd) Harwood Brewster (as Madeleine Todd)   See fewer
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Maria Huxley Maria Huxley   See fewer
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Derek Martin
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Roy Herrick
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6.6 / 10 | 230 votes