EFFIE GRAY (2014)
Rating 12A   1h 44min   Biography, Drama, Romance   Language: English

 

SYNOPSIS

When Effie Gray becomes the wife of distinguished writer John Ruskin, it soon becomes apparent that Ruskin regards her as a muse rather than a wife, and the stifling atmosphere of their home soon takes a toll on Effie's health.

CAST & CREW

Stars - Dakota Fanning, Greg Wise, Tom Sturridge 

Director - Richard Laxton

Screenplay - Emma Thompson

Cinematography - Andrew Dunn

Editing - Kate Williams

Music - Paul Cantelon

Producers - Andreas Roald, Donald Rosenfeld, Robyn Rosenfeld, Julian Gleek, Robert Hewison, Martin Keatman, O'Brien Kelley

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

Women Film Critics Circle Awards 2015
Nominee - Just Kidding Award, Thrown Under the Bus
Nominee - WFCC Award, Best Young Actress (Dakota Fanning)

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PRESS QUOTES

"Beautiful! A deftly crafted period drama that flourishes in the hands of its screenwriter and co-star, Emma Thompson"
THE EDINBURGH REPORTER

"A beautifully crafted film filled with a haunting stillness and melancholy touched with moments of humor."

BEHIND THE LENS

"Dakota Fanning gives a star central performance which carries the film, and it is peopled with celebrated British actors of different generations." DOG AND WOLF