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Author: Judith Stanley-SmithChristine WatkinsPaul BreulsBen GibsonChris NewbyAll authors
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Vanguard, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : LetterboxedView all editions and formats
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Enter the medieval world of Christine Carpenter, a 14th century visionary girl whose passions attract the village priest and an officer, the two most powerful men in the village. When the priest urges her to become an Anchoress (a walled-in recluse), she accepts; but when her awakening sexuality calls into question this lifelong arrangement, she challenges the priest's authority, and the order of society, its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Melodrama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Stanley-Smith; Christine Watkins; Paul Breuls; Ben Gibson; Chris Newby; Natalie Morse; Gene Bervoets; Toyah Willcox; Pete Postlethwaite; Christopher Eccleston; Corsan Productions.; British Film Institute.; International Film Circuit (Firm); Vanguard Films (Los Angeles, Calif.)
ISBN: 1892649381 9781892649386
OCLC Number: 45634009
Notes: Drama.
Title and date from disc surface.
Dates on container: c1993 Corsan Productions; c1998 Vanguard Films.
Official selection Sundance Film Festival. Premiere selection Cannes Film Festival.
Credits: Screenplay by Judith Stanley-Smith, Christine Watkins; producers, Paul Breuls, Ben Gibson; director, Chris Newby.
Cast: Natalie Morse, Eugene Bervoets, Toyah Willcox, Peter Postlethwaite, Christopher Eccleston.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: a Corsan Production/British Film Institute Co-Production ; screenplay by Judith Stanley-Smith, Christine Watkins ; producers, Paul Breuls, Ben Gibson ; directed by Chris Newby ; an International Film Circuit release.
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Enter the medieval world of Christine Carpenter, a 14th century visionary girl whose passions attract the village priest and an officer, the two most powerful men in the village. When the priest urges her to become an Anchoress (a walled-in recluse), she accepts; but when her awakening sexuality calls into question this lifelong arrangement, she challenges the priest's authority, and the order of society, its government, religion, and sexual relations are all thrown into turmoil.

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