Agnes MacDonnell (Greta Scacchi), a strong and self-confident Englishwoman in her forties, owns a large estate on an island off the west coast of Ireland. When she begins a passionate but dangerous affair with twenty-something James Lynchehaun (Daniel Craig), her new estate manager, Agnes wages a desperate struggle to dominate this charismatic but destructive man. A tale of passion and violence in the Victorian era, LOVE and RAGE is based on the novel by James Carney.
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The novel on which this film is based is a fictionalize account of actual events. A hostel now stands where Anges MacDonnell's estate once stood. See more
In the year 1903, there was a big house on a wild island, where two ladies lived, alone and together. I was a doctor on the island and often visited the house. I still do, but I have no medicine for their secret wounds.
The credits, in red letters, appear on a dark screen with a single white dot slowly expanding to show a dark room with a woman in it, while Doctor Croly introduces himself in an off-screen narration and gives a short introduction to the film See more
References The Night of the Hunter
The Screw Dance
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