St. Ives (1998 film)

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St. Ives
St. Ives film.jpg
International DVD cover
Genre Costume drama
Distributed by BBC Films
Directed by Harry Hook
Produced by
Screenplay by Allan Cubitt
Based on St. Ives 
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Starring
Music by John E. Keane
Cinematography Robert Alazraki
Editing by John MacDonnell
Production company
Country
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • United Kingdom
Language English
Release date
  • 22 October 1998 (1998-10-22) (France)
  • 6 June 1999 (1999-06-06) (UK)
Running time 83 minutes

St. Ives (released under the name All for Love in the UK[1]) is a 1998 television film based on the unfinished Robert Louis Stevenson novel of the same name. The film stars Miranda Richardson, Anna Friel, Richard E. Grant and Jean-Marc Barr.

Plot[edit]

A dashing French Army officer, capitaine Jacques de Keroual de Saint-Yves, is captured by the British during the Napoleonic Wars and sent to a Scottish prison camp. There he falls for a local girl, befriends the commanding officer, and discovers a surprising secret about his long-lost grandfather.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Best of the rest". Inside Soap (128): 52–53. 29 May – 11 June 1999. 

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