Coming Through (1985)

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Celebrated actors Kenneth Branagh (Hamlet) and Helen Mirren (Prime Suspect) star in this film by award-winning playwright Alan Plater about one of the great love affairs and greatest ... See full summary »


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Complete credited cast:
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Fiona Victory ...
Alice Dax
Norman Rodway ...
William Hopkin
Alison King ...
Sallie Hopkin
Malcolm Storry ...
Arthur Lawrence
Robin Paul Bassford ...
Ernest Weekley
Sebastian Rose ...
Weekley Child
Elsa Weekley (as Elizabeth Brice)
Camilla Aspey ...
Weekley Child


Celebrated actors Kenneth Branagh (Hamlet) and Helen Mirren (Prime Suspect) star in this film by award-winning playwright Alan Plater about one of the great love affairs and greatest scandals of the twentieth century - D. H. Lawrence's passionate relationship with Frieda Weekley. Written by Anonymous

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Just to see Kenneth
31 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

There are 2 reasons to see this movie (and only 2). Really beautiful scenery, and wonderful acting by Kenneth Branagh. Other than these, I found the story underdeveloped, and the movie ended just as it was beginning to get interesting. We see some flashbacks of DH Lawrence's life. However, whereas the cover of the movie suggests that the focus would be on the relationship between DH Lawrence and a married woman, this relationship is not the focus of the movie. In fact, this is a movie that looks at DH Lawrence, without focusing. Therefore, one is surprised when the movie ends, but not sorry.

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