- 108 min
- Directed by: Richard Laxton
- Written by: Emma Thompson
- Cast: Dakota Fanning, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters
- UK release: 10 October 2014
Period piece looking at the early life of Euphemia 'Effie' Gray (Fanning), who at 19 made a disastrous marriage to the Victorian art critic John Ruskin (Wise). Enjoyable if slightly sluggish biopic which overcomes its flaws thanks to Thompson's way with dialogue, even if it's not as affecting as it ought to be.
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Effie Gray7 Oct 2014
Victorian biopic featuring Dakota Fanning alongside screenwriter Emma Thompson
Delayed by two years due to legal wranglings surrounding Emma Thompson's screenplay, director Richard Laxton's period piece focuses on the early life of Euphemia 'Effie' Gray (Dakota Fanning), a young Scottish woman who marries older art critic John…
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