St. Ives (1998 film)

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St. Ives
St. Ives film.jpg
International DVD cover
GenreCostume drama
Based onSt. Ives
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Screenplay byAllan Cubitt
Directed byHarry Hook
Starring
Theme music composerJohn E. Keane
Country of origin
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • United Kingdom
Original language(s)English
Production
Producer(s)
CinematographyRobert Alazraki
Editor(s)John MacDonnell
Running time83 minutes
Production company(s)
DistributorBBC Films
Release
Original release
  • 22 October 1998 (1998-10-22) (France)
  • 6 June 1999 (1999-06-06) (UK)

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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