Portrait of a Marriage (1990)

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Melodrama detailing the real-life love affair between feminist writer Vita Sackville-West and novelist Violet Keppel against the backdrop of post-World War I England and opposition by ... See full summary »

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 Vita Sackville-West (4 episodes, 1990)
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 Harold Nicolson (4 episodes, 1990)
Cathryn Harrison ...
 Violet Keppel Trefusis (4 episodes, 1990)
Diana Fairfax ...
 Lady Sackville (4 episodes, 1990)
Peter Birch ...
 Denys Trefusis (4 episodes, 1990)
Alexander Pearce ...
 Nigel Nicolson (4 episodes, 1990)
Yves Aubert ...
 Concierge (4 episodes, 1990)
David Griffith ...
 Purser (4 episodes, 1990)
Chris Walker ...
 Ben Nicolson (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Lady Carnock (2 episodes, 1990)
Madelaine Newton ...
 Mrs. Milligan (2 episodes, 1990)
Judy Elrington ...
 Nanny (2 episodes, 1990)
Madeline Blakeney ...
 Mrs. Staples (2 episodes, 1990)
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Melodrama detailing the real-life love affair between feminist writer Vita Sackville-West and novelist Violet Keppel against the backdrop of post-World War I England and opposition by Vita's politician husband Harold Nicolson. Vita and Violet's romantic relationship becomes increasingly obsessive which spawns destructive feelings of possessiveness and jealousy between them. Written by Anonymous

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Excellent & brilliantly acted as well as heartbreaking
27 July 2001 | by (New Orleans, LA, USA) – See all my reviews

I have only seen this once and it was an unforgettable experience. This TV series on Masterpiece Theater pulled out all the stops and was an emotionally draining but fantastic and daring in its depth and depiction of homosexuality and all its complications. I would love to see this again.


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