- Original title
- Running time
- 110 min.
Lewis John Carlino, Howard Koch (Novel: D. H. Lawrence)
William A. Fraker
Motion Pictures International
Drama | Gay & Lesbian
- Movie Groups
D. H. Lawrence Adaptations
- Synopsis / Plot
- Based on D.H. Lawrence's novella about two young women - sickly, chattering Jill Banford and quiet, strong Ellen March - who are trying, hopelessly, to run a chicken farm in Canada. A gentle but powerful man Paul Renfield who used to live on their farm returns and puts things in order. But his proposal of marriage to Ellen awakens the lesbianism dormant in the girls: Jill uses her weakness to make Ellen feel protective, and the women become active lesbians.
: Nominated for Oscar: Best Soundtrack
: Golden Globe: Best Foreign Language Picture (Samuel Goldwyn Award). 4 Nom.
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