Films: 1970s


The British film Priest of Love gave me my first starring film role, a new departure after years of theatre work at home and abroad. — Ian McKellen, August 2000


PRIEST OF LOVE (1979)Director: Christopher Miles
Writer: Screenplay byAlan Plater from the biography by Harry T. Moore and the writings and letters of D. H. Lawrence
Role: D. H. Lawrence
Co-starring: Janet Suzman, Ava Gardner, John Gielgud

Opened 11 October 1981 in US, January 1982 in UK


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