Women in Love
First screened in Spring 1998
Director: Ken Russell. Cast: Oliver Reed, Glenda Jackson, Alan Bates, Jennie Linden, Eleanor Bron, Michael Gough. Screenplay: Larry Kramer (based on the novel by D.H. Lawrence).

Twitter Capsule: [Withheld until I revisit the movie. No longer trust my recalled response.]

VOR:   No longer trust my grade, but I can speak to its brazen refusal to accept docility in period-literature adaptations, either formal or sexual. Challenging, risky piece.

Photo © 1969 United Artists/Brandywine Productions

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Director: Ken Russell
Best Actress: Glenda Jackson
Best Adapted Screenplay: Larry Kramer
Best Cinematography: Billy Williams

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Director: Ken Russell
Best Actress (Drama): Glenda Jackson
Best Foreign Film (English-Language)

Other Awards:
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actress (Jackson)
National Society of Film Critics: Best Actress (Jackson)
National Board of Review: Best Actress (Jackson)

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