Lady Chatterley Synopsis
A married noblewoman finds release from her pent-up emotions in the arms of the estate's gamekeeper.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
There's an adult life force in every frame of this luxuriously paced work, even in the sight of rain and a lady's stocking.
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88

Chicago Tribune

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The result is not a movie of peekaboo titillation, but a studied, original portrait of sexuality and its role in human relationships.
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88

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Intelligent and tasteful, even while being sexually frank.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A heartbreaking story of true love.
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's a movie as timely as it is thrilling to watch.
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88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Pascale Ferran's Lady Chatterley is sensual in escalating degrees of heat, but the film's eroticism, which is substantial, is laid on with...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
As the title character in Lady Chatterley, Marina Hands does the most persuasive job of feigning sexual pleasure since Jane Fonda in...
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
It captures the animal attraction we call lust and carefully tracks its evolution to true love. For all its faults, this beautifully shot,...
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75

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Wragby is a stately manor straight out of English House & Garden, rather than a sprawling, suffocating warren teetering on the edge of a...
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63

Miami Herald

By Marta Barber
Its candid conversations about sexuality are what places Lawrence's protagonist in a class by herself.
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Rated NR
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Lusty D.H. Lawrence adaptation for adults only.
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