Main title from Priest of Love (1981) (9)

Priest of Love


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| Film | United Kingdom | Colour | Biography, Drama, Romance | 2h 5min |
| Stars: Janet Suzman, Ian McKellen, Graham Faulkner | Director: Christopher Miles

The last years of D H Lawrence, when his books were banned and he was seeking warmer climes to help his TB

He was D.H. Lawrence. She was his Lady Chatterley. Their extraordinary romance was more tempestuous than any he wrote.


Janet Suzman
Frieda Lawrence
Ian McKellen
DH Lawrence
Graham Faulkner
Cornish Farmer
Niall Padden
British Soldier
Andrew McCulloch
British Sergeant
Mike Gwilym
John Middleton Murry
Adrienne Burgess
Katherine Mansfield
Andrew Lodge
British Officer
Mary Gifford
Purity League Leader
British actor, John Gielgud, a GB star
Herbert G Muskett
John Hudson
Clerk to Herbert G Muskett
Daniel Chatto
Aquitania Officer
Gareth Forwood
Photographer on Aquitania
Penelope Keith
The Honourable Dorothy Brett
Ava Gardner
Mabel Dodge Luhan
Jorge Rivero
Tony Luhan
Taos Pueblo Indian Dancers
Indian Dancers
Mike Morris
Dr Uhfelder
Natasha Buchanan
Jessie Chambers
Shane Rimmer
Chief Immigration Officer
Anne Dyson
Lydia Lawrence
Adrian Montano
Mellan Mitchell
Aga Khan
Marjorie Yates
Ada Lawrence
Patrick Holt
Arthur Lawrence
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Main title from Priest of Love (1981) (9)
Main title from Priest of Love (1981) (1). In the summer of 1914 just before the First World War, D H Lawrence married his German wife Frieda and went to live in Cornwall


Andrew Donally
Christopher Miles
Director / Producer
Harry T Moore
Writer (book)
D H Lawrence
Writer (letters and writings)


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