In 1915, T.S. (Tom) Eliot and Vivienne Haigh-Wood elope, but her longstanding gynecological and emotional problems disrupt their planned honeymoon. Her father is angry because Tom's poetry doesn't bring in enough to live on, but her mother is happy Viv has found a tender and discreet husband.
For better, for worse, forever.
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Eliot accepted a scholarship to study at Merton College, Oxford University in 1914 rather than study at Marburg, Germany when war broke out. Eliot was an American citizen living in England and never served in the military. See more
Tom wants to be baptised into the Church of England! Now, if a big baby wants to stick his head into a bowl it's called baptism! IF I WANT TO DO IT IT'S CALLED SHAMPOO!
2 December 1994 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $21,968,
4 December 1994
Gross USA: $538,534
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $538,534
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