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
Theme music composerJohn E. Keane
Country of origin
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • United Kingdom
Original language(s)English
CinematographyRobert Alazraki
Editor(s)John MacDonnell
Running time83 minutes
Production company(s)
DistributorBBC 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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