Love Comes Quietly

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Love Comes Quietly
Directed by Nikolai van der Heyde
Produced by Henk Bos
Written by Nikolai van der Heyde
André Kuyten
Starring Barbara Hershey
Music by Georges Delerue
Cinematography Jörgen Persson
Edited by August Verschueren
Release date
  • June 1973 (1973-06)
Running time
113 minutes
Country Belgium
Language English

Love Comes Quietly is a 1973 Belgian-Dutch drama film directed by Nikolai van der Heyde. It was entered into the 23rd Berlin International Film Festival.[1] Barbara Hershey won a Gold Medal at the Atlanta Film Festival for her role in this film.[2]


An American returns to his native Dutch village and causes a sensation there. When his pregnant stepdaughter starts an affair with the son of the local cheese-factory owner, the conservative village starts to despise her.



  1. ^ " Awards for Love Comes Quietly". Retrieved 29 June 2010. 
  2. ^ Wright, Fred. David Carradine is Human-Honest! The Evening Independent. 29 August 1974, Pg. 3-B

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