History Film / HeavenlyCreatures

27th May '16 9:13:37 PM MrZAP
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* CommonalityConnection: Juliet and Pauline bond over their shared history of being [[IllGirl IllGirls.]]

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* CommonalityConnection: Juliet and Pauline bond over their shared history of being [[IllGirl IllGirls.Ill Girls.]]



* TheDreaded: Orson Wells...for some reason.

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* TheDreaded: Orson Wells...OrsonWelles...for some reason.



* {{Gayngst}: to the utmost extreme.

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* {{Gayngst}: {{Gayngst}}: to the utmost extreme.
26th Mar '16 2:38:40 PM TheLuckyCat
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* ChekhovsGun: The ring with a pink jewel in the middle that first shows up in an ImagineSpot is what the girls use to distract Honora so they can attack her.



* CommonalityConnection: Juliet and Pauline bond over their shared history of being [[IllGirl IllGirls.]]



* DatingWhatDaddyHates: A variation, but when Pauline's parents are SlutShaming her for sleeping with Jonathan (when she actually hadn't), she retaliates by sneaking over to his house and making it official, whilst imagining she's actually making love to Diello.



* DoggedNiceGuy: John takes this to creepy levels when he climbs into Pauline's bed, then they have sex later, and then follows her train on a bike, screaming about how much he loves her.
* TheDreaded: Orson Wells...for some reason.



* Gayngst: to the utmost extreme.

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* Gayngst: {{Gayngst}: to the utmost extreme.



* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: Pauline thinks that Dr. Hulme is trying to help her and Juliet, when actually he's the one who is most actively working to keep them apart, while Pauline is convinced it's her mother.



* KubrickStare: Pauline is very, very good at these.



* ManicPixieDreamGirl: Juliet

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* ManicPixieDreamGirl: JulietJuliet for Paul, at least initially.


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* ParentalHypocrisy: When Mrs. Rieper chews out Paulette about sleeping with John and calls her a "cheap little tart", Paulette angrily retorts that she's no better.


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* ParentalNeglect: Juliet's parents left her alone in hospital for ''five years'' when she was first sick. Then in the film, when she's diagnosed with tuberculosis on her lungs, her parents simply leave her behind to go on holiday.


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* ShutUpHannibal: Pauline does a great one to her mother:
--> '''Honora''': You're nothing but a cheap little tart!
-->'''Pauline''': Well I must take after you, then! ''(Honora slaps her)'' You ran off with Dad when you were only seventeen! Nana Parker told me!
24th Dec '15 4:43:26 PM nombretomado
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* BritishRoyalFamily: The girls are supposed to write an essay on them; Juliet writes about the fictional royals of Borovnia. Pauline stands up for her by pointing out the assignment [[LoopholeAbuse didn't specify]] ''[[LoopholeAbuse which]]'' [[LoopholeAbuse royals]].
24th May '15 9:19:00 PM Angeldeb82
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The story is [[{{Narrator}} narrated]] by [[TeensAreMonsters 14-year old]] Pauline Rieper through her RealLife diary entries from the time she meets [[ManicPixieDreamGirl Juliet]] [[IllGirl Hulme]], to when they create [[ImagineSpot their own fantasy world]], to when their impending separation causes them to believe MurderIsTheBestSolution to their problems.

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The story is [[{{Narrator}} narrated]] {{narrat|or}}ed by [[TeensAreMonsters 14-year old]] Pauline Rieper through her RealLife diary entries from the time she meets [[ManicPixieDreamGirl Juliet]] [[IllGirl Hulme]], to when they create [[ImagineSpot their own fantasy world]], to when their impending separation causes them to believe MurderIsTheBestSolution to their problems.



* GirlsLove: One of the more disturbing examples really.



* LoveMakesYouCrazy [[LoveMakesYouEvil And Evil]]

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* LoveMakesYouCrazy [[LoveMakesYouEvil And and Evil]]



* NoKillLikeOverKill: Diello, the young prince of Borovnia, who kills pretty much everyone who isn't his parents.



* [[PsychoLesbian Psycho]] SchoolgirlLesbians: They appear to be this in the movie, but Anne Perry insists it was "only" a really intense two-girl friendship. (Pauline doesn't talk to the press.) The actresses were instructed to play the girls as "devoted friends" who were just role-playing love scenes between their favorite characters.

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* [[PsychoLesbian Psycho]] {{Psycho|Lesbian}} SchoolgirlLesbians: They appear to be this in the movie, but Anne Perry insists it was "only" a really intense two-girl friendship. (Pauline doesn't talk to the press.) The actresses were instructed to play the girls as "devoted friends" who were just role-playing love scenes between their favorite characters.



* ShownTheirWork: The entire film was shot on location in Christchurch, NZ. They even filmed where the actual murder took place. According to IMDB, it became eerily quiet when they started shooting, so they moved up a few paces until things felt comfortable. That's the actual tea shop in the park; when filming was completed, the tea shop was torn down so that it wouldn't become a Graceland.

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* ShownTheirWork: The entire film was shot on location in Christchurch, NZ. They even filmed where the actual murder took place. According to IMDB, [=IMDb=], it became eerily quiet when they started shooting, so they moved up a few paces until things felt comfortable. That's the actual tea shop in the park; when filming was completed, the tea shop was torn down so that it wouldn't become a Graceland.



** The real Dr. Bennett was TheShrink, version 2, right down to testifying at length (somewhat incoherently) on the witness stand that the young women were completely bonkers.

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** The real Dr. Bennett was TheShrink, version 2, right down to testifying at length (somewhat incoherently) on the witness stand that the young women were completely bonkers. bonkers.
* ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill: Diello, the young prince of Borovnia, who kills pretty much everyone who isn't his parents.



* UnfortunateNames: Pauline ''[[GrimReaper Rieper]]'' [[spoiler: especially after what she does to her mother]].

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* UnfortunateNames: Pauline ''[[GrimReaper ''[[TheGrimReaper Rieper]]'' [[spoiler: especially after what she does to her mother]].mother]].
* YuriGenre: One of the more disturbing examples, really.
20th Jan '15 9:39:21 PM marcoasalazarm
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* AntiEscapismAesop: An incredibly creepy example. The fact that it was BasedOnATrueStory doesn't helps any to reduce that, either.
31st Dec '14 9:59:11 PM nombretomado
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''Heavenly Creatures'' is a 1994 film by Creator/PeterJackson, and most notably the first film of KateWinslet.

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''Heavenly Creatures'' is a 1994 film by Creator/PeterJackson, and most notably the first film of KateWinslet.
Creator/KateWinslet.
14th Dec '14 5:26:06 PM SantosLHalper
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* BritishRoyalFamily: The girls are supposed to write an essay on them; Juliet writes about the fictional royals of Borovnia. Pauline stands up for her by pointing out the assignment didn't specify ''which'' royals.

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* BritishRoyalFamily: The girls are supposed to write an essay on them; Juliet writes about the fictional royals of Borovnia. Pauline stands up for her by pointing out the assignment [[LoopholeAbuse didn't specify ''which'' royals.specify]] ''[[LoopholeAbuse which]]'' [[LoopholeAbuse royals]].
4th Nov '14 7:21:06 PM malletk
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* Gayngst: to the utmost extreme.
18th Oct '14 9:20:38 PM DrOO7
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* {{Irony}}: The girls concoct the scheme because they are desperate not to be separated. Only for them to be arrested immediately, sent to different prisons, and when they're released, have a condition of that be that they never see or speak to each other again. As far as anyone knows, they haven't.
1st May '14 9:18:29 AM Tidal_Wave_17
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* ParentsAsPeople: Despite being seen as a villain keeping her from Juliet, Pauline's mother really does seem to care about what is best for her but just doesn't know how to handle her. [[BrattyTeenageDaughter Pauline didn't make it easy for her.]]
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