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Venus Peter (1989)

PG-13 | | Drama | 1 December 1989 (UK)
Peter, a young boy living in the fishing village of St Monans, Scotland during 1940s, learns about life and the beauty of imagination from his grandfather and female teacher in this touching semi-autobiographical story about childhood.

Director:

Ian Sellar

Writers:

Christopher Rush (novel), Ian Sellar (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ray McAnally ... Grandpa
David Hayman ... Kinnear
Sinéad Cusack ... Miss Balsilbie
Gordon R. Strachan Gordon R. Strachan ... Peter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George Anton George Anton ... Billy
Louise Breslin Louise Breslin ... Leebie
Juliet Cadzow Juliet Cadzow ... Queen Paloma
Peter Caffrey Peter Caffrey ... Father
Emma Dingwall Emma Dingwall ... Jenny
Ken Drury ... Gowans
Christopher Fairbank ... Blind man
Cecil Garson Cecil Garson ... Gollie
Sam Hayman Sam Hayman ... Baby Peter
Sammy Hayman ... Baby Venus
Scott Heddle Scott Heddle ... Peem
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Storyline

Peter, a young boy living in the fishing village of St Monans, Scotland during 1940s, learns about life and the beauty of imagination from his grandfather and female teacher in this touching semi-autobiographical story about childhood.

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for moments of nudity and for theme | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1989 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Vénusz Péter See more »

Filming Locations:

Orkney, Scotland, UK

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Budget:

GBP1,200,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Soundtracks

Miserere
(uncredited)
from "Il trovatore"
Music by Giuseppe Verdi
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Great photography alone does not make a fine film
3 September 2019 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

The photography is excellant but that's it.There is no narrative.Nothing very much happens other than isolated incidents.It really is not worth wasting your time on.


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