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Time121 mins
GenreDrama; Romance; History; Biography
DirectorChristopher Hampton
EditionSpecial Edition
ActorEmma Thompson as Dora Carrington; Jonathan Pryce as Lytton Strachey; Steven Waddington as Ralph Partridge; Samuel West as Gerald Brenan; Rufus Sewell as Mark Gertler; Penelope Wilton as Lady Ottoline Morrell; Janet McTeer as Vanessa Bell; Peter Blythe as Phillip Morrell; Jeremy Northam as Beacus Penrose; Alex Kingston as Frances Partridge; Sebastian Harcombe as Roger Senhouse; Richard Clifford as Clive Bell; David Ryall as Mayor; Stephen Boxer as Military Rep; Annabel Mullion as Mary Hutchinson
RatingR (Restricted)
CinematographyDenis Lenoir
PlotPainter Dora Carrington develops an intimate but extremely complex bond with writer Lytton Strachey. Though Lytton is a homosexual, he is enchanted by the mysterious Dora and they begin a lifelong friendship that has strangely romantic undertones. Eventually, Lytton and Dora decide to live together, despite the fact that the latter has fallen in love with military man Ralph Partridge, whom she plans to marry.
ProducerJohn McGrath; Ronald Shedlo
WriterChristopher Hampton; Michael Holroyd