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'Tis Pity She's a Whore (1980)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 7 May 1980
Lord Sorenzo marries the beautiful young Annabella, but unbeknownst to him, she is pregnant as a result of an incestuous relationship with her brother Giovanni. Sorenzo discovers the truth,... See full summary »

Director:

Roland Joffé

Writer:

John Ford (play)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Kenneth Cranham ... Giovanni
Cherie Lunghi ... Annabella
Anthony Bate ... Soranzo
Bernard Archard ... Donado
Rodney Bewes ... Bergetto
Jeremy Child ... The priest
Colin Douglas Colin Douglas ... Florio
Alison Fiske Alison Fiske ... Hippolita
Tim Pigott-Smith ... Vasques
Alan Webb ... Lord Lieutenant
Heather Canning Heather Canning ... Putana
David Ryall ... Richardetto
Ron Pember Ron Pember ... Poggio
Suzanne Burden Suzanne Burden ... Philotis
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Lord Sorenzo marries the beautiful young Annabella, but unbeknownst to him, she is pregnant as a result of an incestuous relationship with her brother Giovanni. Sorenzo discovers the truth, and his ambitious, scheming servant Vasques, resorts to murder (and worse) to ensure that the whole affair ends in a heart rending tragedy! The original 17th century play was set in Italy, this version the action takes place in Victorian England. Written by Tim Douglas <TDou525473@AOL.com>

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 May 1980 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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