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Heavenly Creatures

Heavenly Creatures (1994) is a film by Peter Jackson in which two young girls become close friends and become increasingly involved in a world of fantasy.

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The girls continue seeing each other after their families forbid it, and eventually plot the murder of the mother of one of the girls. The film was based on a the true story of the Parker-Hulme Murder in Christchurch, New Zealand. Director Peter Jackson received several Oscar nominations for it. The film also launched the career of actress Kate Winslet.

After the film was released, it came to light that historical mystery writer Anne Perry[?] was Juliet Hulme, one of the main characters in the film and the story.

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Extensive FAQ on the 'Heavenly Creatures' film containing much data on the historical background of the motion picture: http://www.geocities.com/Hollywood/Studio/2194/



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