- Original title
- Running time
- 122 min.
- United Kingdom
Christopher Hampton (Novel: Michael Holroyd)
Polygram Filmed Entertainment
Drama. Romance | Gay & Lesbian. Romantic Drama
- Synopsis / Plot
- The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and complicated one. When Carrington did develop a more physical relationship with soldier Ralph Partridge, Strachey was able to welcome him as a friend, although Partridge remained somewhat uneasy, not so much with Strachey's lifestyle and sexual orientation as with the fact that he was a conscientious objector.
: 2 Nominations for BAFTA Awards: Best British Film and Sup. Actor (Jonathan Pryce)
: Cannes: Best Actor, Jury Special Prize for Director
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