The later years of the life of author D.H. Lawrence are dramatized in this screen biography. Following the controversial reception of his novel The Rainbow, David Herbert Lawrence (Two-time Academy Award Nominee, Ian McKellen) and his wife Frieda (Academy Award Nominee, Janet Suzman) leave England for the United States, where they hope that Lawrence's bold themes will be received in a more tolerant climate. Such is not the case, and the Lawrence's travel first to Mexico, and then to Italy, while David attempts to complete and then publish his best known (and most controversial) work, Lady Chatterley's Lover. However, as the furor over the book taxes David's well being, tuberculosis saps his physical health. Also starring Academy Award Nominee (and screen legend) Ava Gardner in one of her last big screen roles and Academy Award Winner John Gielgud.
Ian McKellen,Janet Suzman,John Gielgud,Ava Gardner,Penelope Keith,Sarah Miles
The last years in the life of controversial English novelist D.H. Lawrence, examining his battles with censorship and tuberculosis.