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Following the banning and burning of his novel, "The Rainbow," D.H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, move to the United States, and then to Mexico. When Lawrence contracts tuberculosis, they return to England for a short time, then to Italy, where Lawrence writes "Lady Chatterley's Lover."

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  2. Alan Plater


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  1. Ian McKellen

    Ian McKellen

    D.H. Lawrence

  2. Janet Suzman

    Janet Suzman

    Frieda Lawrence

  3. Ava Gardner

    Ava Gardner

    Mabel Dodge Luhan

  4. Penelope Keith

    Penelope Keith

    Dorothy Brett

  5. Maurizio Merli

    Maurizio Merli

    Angelo Ravagli

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Status Released

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  • October 11, 1981


Original Language English

Runtime 2h 5m

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