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Lady Chatterley's Lover (1981)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  7 May 1982 (USA)
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A film adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's novel. After a crippling injury leaves her husband impotent, Lady Chatterly is torn between her love for her husband and her physical desires. With her ... See full summary »

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A film adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's novel. After a crippling injury leaves her husband impotent, Lady Chatterly is torn between her love for her husband and her physical desires. With her husband's consent, she seeks out other means of fulfilling her needs. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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She was beautiful and sensual, trapped in a loveless marriage. He was her husband's servant. Born into worlds as far apart, they found a passionate world of their own. See more »

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El amante de Lady Chaterley  »

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Trivia

Nicholas Clay was very much a third choice for the part of Oliver Mellors, Oliver Reed and Ian McShane being the higher preferences for the role. Clay was an unknown actor when he was cast as Mellors. However, Clay became much more well known around the time this picture was release around the world, also appearing in Excalibur (1981) and Evil Under the Sun (1982). See more »

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The film is supposed to be set during the early 1920's but when Lady Chatterley is sent away by her husband, a brief scene is shown of a steam locomotive travelling towards the camera. The Standard Class 4-6-0 is number 75043 - this number was not allocated until nationalisation of the four big railway companies and the formation of British Railways in 1947. See more »

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Good Couples Movie
30 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is a good starter for heating up the romance in your life, especially if your female mate is a bit conservative as is my wife. We found the plot acceptable enough to keep our attention, while providing beautiful scenery and cinematography. The acting of the husband was a bit stiff and he occasionally seemed to be reading his lines. The twists along the way kept my wife intrigued and the love scenes did not offend her, as they were done in good taste. The plot is not terribly difficult to predict, but interesting to watch unfold just the same. A good movie to get the romantic fires ignited for a good evening of love making.


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