Where Angels Fear to Tread

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Recently widowed and anxious to escape the clutches of her oppressively meddlesome in-laws, free-spirited Lilia Herriton, née Theobald (Helen Mirren) travels to the hillside Tuscany town of Monteriano with her young friend Caroline Abbott (Helena Bonham Carter). There she falls in love with both the countryside and Gino Carella, a handsome young villager, and she decides to stay. Appalled by her behaviour and concerned about Lilia's future, Mrs. Herriton, Lilia's strait-laced mother-in-law, dispatches her own son Philip (Rupert Graves) to Italy to persuade her to return home, but by the time he arrives Lilia and Gino have wed. He and Caroline return home, unable to forgive themselves for not putting an end to what they see as a clearly unsuitable marriage.

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  • TheTVDB.com Movie ID 23378
  • Status Released
  • Released Worldwide June 21, 1991
  • Runtime 108 minutes
  • Genres Drama
  • Directors Charles Sturridge
  • Writers E.M. Forster
  • Original Country Great Britain
  • Original Language English
  • Spoken Languages Italian English
  • Production Company London Weekend Television (LWT) Sovereign Pictures
  • Production Countries Great Britain
  • On Other Sites IMDB
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