Heavenly Creatures

$3m

DBO
18 1994 99 minutes Facebook

Synopsis

Director Peter Jackson helms this chilling true-life drama about an obsessive friendship. When circumstances bring together two imaginative teenage schoolgirls, they quickly form an unwavering bond, creating a fantasy world that only they can share. But when their parents become disturbed by the intensity of the friendship and threaten to keep them apart, the girls vow to stay together and devise a secret plan that leads to shocking consequences.

Credits

Awards

1994 Venice Film Festival

Winner

  • Silver Lion

Nominated

  • Golden Lion

1995 Academy Awards

Nominated

  • Best Screenplay - Original

Featured Clips

Heavenly Creatures - The Royal Family

Heavenly Creatures - The Royal Family

Pauline revels in her time with Juliet and her loose, liberal family. In this scene: Pauline (Melanie Lynskey), Juliet (Kate Winslet), Hilda Hulme (Diana Kent), Dr. Hulme (Clive Merrison)

Heavenly Creatures - Juliet

Heavenly Creatures - Juliet

Juliet, a new student, makes a shocking initial impression on her French class. In this scene: Juliet (Kate Winslet), Pauline (Melanie Lynskey), Miss Stewart (Darien Takle), Miss Waller (Elizabeth Moody)

Heavenly Creatures - Scars

Heavenly Creatures - Scars

Juliet and Pauline form a connection around their respective childhood scars. In this scene: Pauline (Melanie Lynskey), Juliet (Kate Winslet), Mrs. Rieper (Sarah Peirse), Mr. Rieper (Simon O'Connor)

Heavenly Creatures - The Fourth World

Heavenly Creatures - The Fourth World

Juliet tells Pauline about "The Fourth World," her version of the afterlife, where celebrities are saints and there are no Christians. In this scene: Pauline (Melanie Lynskey), Juliet (Kate Winslet)

Heavenly Creatures - Strange Eyes

Heavenly Creatures - Strange Eyes

Pauline and Juliet become increasingly obsessed with their own little world, and each other. In this scene: Pauline (Melanie Lynskey), Juliet (Kate Winslet), Hilda Hulme (Diana Kent)

Heavenly Creatures - Our Genius

Heavenly Creatures - Our Genius

Pauline and Juliet dine with Pauline's parents, laughing between themselves at how out-of-touch they are. In this scene: Pauline (Melanie Lynskey), Juliet (Kate Winslet), Mrs. Rieper (Sarah Peirse), Mr. Rieper (Simon O'Connor), Hilda Hulme (Diana Kent)

Heavenly Creatures - Official Trailer (HD)

Heavenly Creatures - Official Trailer (HD)

Director Peter Jackson helms this chilling true-life drama about an obsessive friendship. When circumstances bring together two imaginative teenage schoolgirls, they quickly form an unwavering bond, creating a fantasy world that only they can share. But when their parents become disturbed by the intensity of the friendship and threaten to keep them apart, the girls vow to stay together and devise a secret plan that leads to shocking consequences.

Heavenly Creatures - Loathing

Heavenly Creatures - Loathing

Pauline and Juliet decide to run away together. In this scene: Pauline (Melanie Lynskey), Mrs. Rieper (Sarah Peirse), Juliet (Kate Winslet)

Heavenly Creatures - The Patient

Heavenly Creatures - The Patient

Pauline and her mother visit Juliet at the clinic. In this scene: Pauline (Melanie Lynskey), Juliet (Kate Winslet), Mrs. Rieper (Sarah Peirse)

Heavenly Creatures - Up The Duff

Heavenly Creatures - Up The Duff

Pauline revels in her time with Juliet and her loose, liberal family. In this scene: Pauline (Melanie Lynskey), Juliet (Kate Winslet), Hilda Hulme (Diana Kent), Dr. Hulme (Clive Merrison)

Heavenly Creatures - Too Friendly

Heavenly Creatures - Too Friendly

Sent to see a psychiatrist, Pauline fantasizes her way through the appointment. In this scene: Pauline (Melanie Lynskey), Mrs. Rieper (Sarah Peirse), Dr. Bennett (Gilbert Goldie)

Now Playing: Heavenly Creatures - The Royal Family
Starring: Melanie Lynskey, Kate Winslet, Moreen Eason

Pauline revels in her time with Juliet and her loose, liberal family. In this scene: Pauline (Melanie Lynskey), Juliet (Kate Winslet), Hilda Hulme (Diana Kent), Dr. Hulme (Clive Merrison)