|Director: Richard Laxton||Country: UK|
|Cast: Dakota Fanning, Greg Wise, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters||Production Year: 2014|
Emma Thompson’s passion project (she wrote the screenplay) looks at the relationship between the renowned Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his young wife Effie. Their doomed, unconsummated marriage led to divorce and caused a great scandal amongst high society at the time.
Dakota Fanning (War of the Worlds) plays the teenage wife whose hopes for a happy marriage are dashed by both her distant husband (Greg Wise) and his controlling parents.
Stay after the 6.30pm showing on Wed 12 Nov for a FREE post-screening discussion about this film.