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)
Composers
Francis James Brown (as Joseph James) | Stanley Joseph Seeger (as Joseph James)
Cinematographer
Production Designers
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Updated Oct 11, 1981

Release date
Oct 11, 1981 (United States)

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Cast

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61 cast members
Name Known for
Ian McKellen
D.H. Lawrence D.H. Lawrence   See fewer
Janet Suzman
Frieda Lawrence Frieda Lawrence   See fewer
Ava Gardner
Mabel Dodge Luhan Mabel Dodge Luhan   See fewer
Penelope Keith
The Honourable Dorothy Brett The Honourable Dorothy Brett   See fewer
Jorge Rivero
Tony Luhan Tony Luhan   See fewer
John Gielgud
Herbert G. Muskett Herbert G. Muskett   See fewer
James Faulkner
Aldous Huxley Aldous Huxley   See fewer
Mike Gwilym
John Middleton Murry John Middleton Murry   See fewer
Marjorie Yates
Ada Lawrence Ada Lawrence   See fewer
Wendy Allnutt
Maria Huxley Maria Huxley   See fewer
Jane Booker
Barbara Weekley Barbara Weekley   See fewer
Sarah Brackett
Achsah Brewster Achsah Brewster   See fewer
Adrienne Burgess
Katherine Mansfield Katherine Mansfield   See fewer
Patrick Holt
Arthur Lawrence Arthur Lawrence   See fewer
Burnell Tucker
Earl Brewster Earl Brewster   See fewer
Mike Morris
Dr. Uhfelder Dr. Uhfelder   See fewer
Anne Dyson
Lydia Lawrence Lydia Lawrence   See fewer
Sarah Miles
Film Star Film Star   See fewer
Mellan Mitchell
Aga Khan Aga Khan   See fewer
Francesco Carnelutti
Italian Reporter Italian Reporter   See fewer
Cyrus Elias
Italian Reporter Italian Reporter   See fewer
Graham Faulkner
Cornish Farmer Cornish Farmer   See fewer
Julian Fellowes
Barbara's Fiancé Barbara's Fiancé   See fewer
John Flint
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
Gareth Forwood
Photographer on Aquitania Photographer on Aquitania   See fewer
Roy Herrick
Warren Gallery Reporter Warren Gallery Reporter   See fewer
John Hudson
Clerk to Herbert G. Muskett Clerk to Herbert G. Muskett   See fewer
Wolf Kahler
German Officer German Officer   See fewer
Andrew Lodge
British Officer British Officer   See fewer
Derek Martin
Police Sergeant Police Sergeant   See fewer
Andrew McCulloch
British Sergeant British Sergeant   See fewer
Andrea Occhipinti
Young Printer Young Printer   See fewer
Niall Padden
British Soldier British Soldier   See fewer
Shane Rimmer
Chief Immigration Officer Chief Immigration Officer   See fewer
Roger Sloman
English Reporter English Reporter   See fewer
Mary Gifford
Purity League Leader Purity League Leader   See fewer
Daniel Chatto
Aquitania Officer Aquitania Officer   See fewer
Natasha Buchanan
Jessie Chambers Jessie Chambers   See fewer
Adrian Montano
Tinsmith Tinsmith   See fewer
Maurizio Merli
Angelo Ravagli Angelo Ravagli   See fewer
Elizabeth Spender
Elsa Weekley Elsa Weekley   See fewer
Madalyn Aslan
Harwood Brewster (as Madeleine Todd) Harwood Brewster (as Madeleine Todd)   See fewer
Massimo Ranieri
Piero Pini Piero Pini   See fewer
Graziana Cappellini
Giulia Pini Giulia Pini   See fewer
Elio Pandolfi
Pino Orioli Pino Orioli   See fewer
Brian McDermott
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
David Glover
Warren Gallery Reporter Warren Gallery Reporter   See fewer
La Marimba Hermanos Lagunas
Street Musicians Street Musicians   See fewer
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
Andrew Fell
Young Lawrence Young Lawrence   See fewer
Debbie Gillett
Autograph Hunter Autograph Hunter   See fewer
Paco Mauri
Actor (as Francisco Mauri) Actor (as Francisco Mauri)   See fewer
Nigel Goldsack
Alan Chambers (uncredited) Alan Chambers (uncredited)   See fewer
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