St. Ives (1998 film)

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St. Ives
St. Ives film.jpg
International DVD cover
Genre Costume drama
Based on St. Ives
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Screenplay by Allan Cubitt
Directed by Harry Hook
Theme music composer John E. Keane
Country of origin
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
Cinematography Robert Alazraki
Editor(s) John MacDonnell
Running time 83 minutes
Production company(s)
Distributor BBC Films
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.


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.


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

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