Harnessing Peacocks 1992

 

$12.00

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Description

Harnessing Peacocks 1992
1h 45min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | TV Movie 28 November 1993

Storyline:

The beautiful Hebe has been cast out by her family after a teenage pregnancy to a masked stranger during a fiesta in Italy. She makes ends meet and pays for her son’s school fees by cooking for old ladies and sleeping with a small syndicate of adoring men (the “peacocks” of the title – from Greek mythology). The story revolves around Hebe, her “clients” and their families, and set against a backdrop of village life in South-West England. There is a sub-theme of the antiques trade which draws some of the characters together, and ultimately resolves the mystery of Hebe’s masked lover.

User review:

There’s something about this film that makes it standout from the hordes. It has a top class cast, it’s romantic, funny and whimsical. Once seen, never forgotten ! It is not a commercial film as such, meaning that if a viewer is looking for bad language, blood, guts and rampant or graphic sex then it is definitely not for them. If a viewer is looking for gentle attributes, beautiful photography, romance, intrigue and lots of stylishly discreet sex, then it is for he/she. It was shown on late night TV in Australia a few years ago as a special treat by John Hinds, the local film buff and expert/critic on the ABC who recommended it highly. I bought it on the internet and have never seen it in video shops or anywhere else for that matter. I am hanging on to my copy for grim death ! It’s like a favorite book that one takes down every year or so and re-reads with the greatest of pleasure. I thoroughly recommend it to a discerning viewer.

Director: James Cellan Jones
Writers: Mary Wesley (novel), Andrew Davies (screenplay)
Stars: Serena Scott Thomas, Peter Davison, John Mills
Country: UK
Language: English
Release Date: 28 November 1993 (USA)
Also Known As: Ein Käfig voller Pfauen
Filming Locations: Cornwall, England, UK

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Harnessing Peacocks (1993)

105 min|Comedy, Drama, Romance|28 Nov 1993

6.9Rating: 6.9 / 10 from 149 users
The beautiful Hebe has been cast out by her family after a teenage pregnancy to a masked stranger during a fiesta in Italy. She makes ends meet and pays for her son's school fees by cooking…

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