Effie Gray

UK Cinema Release Date

Friday 10th October 2014

Estimated UK DVD/Blu-Ray Release Date

January-April 2015
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Written by:

Genre:

Drama

Language:

English

Runtime:

Unknown

Movie Synopsis:

A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian artist John Ruskin and his teenage bride Euphemia "Effie" Gray. Ruskin's sexual dysfunction and his wife's sexual innocence and inexperience in the repressed atmosphere of Victorian England are further complicated by Effie's affair with pre-Raphaelite painter Sir John Everett Millais after Effie poses for the artist and falls in love with him. Author and art historian Lady Elizabeth Eastlake, Effie's friend and champion, encourages her to seek an annulment from her husband. In order to prove non-consummation of the marriage, Effie is forced to undergo a physical examination that confirms her virginity after five years of marriage to Ruskin. During the trial, which creates a scandal and more discussion than the ongoing Crimean War, a doctor testifies that the plaintiff is a virgin. The physical examination and embarrassing courtroom testimony about her intimate life induces a psychosomatic paralysis that lasts 10 days. The judge rules in Effie's favor, citing her husband's "incurable impotency." While her internationally renowned husband continues his busy professional and social life, Effie, a spirited, outgoing woman, is ousted from society and forbidden to attend any event where Queen Victoria is present. Her ostracism is alleviated by her marriage to Millais, with whom she will eventually have eight children.

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Effie Gray Cast

Dakota Fanning

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Date of Birth:

23 February 1994

Real Name:

Hannah Dakota Fanning

Height:

5' 3½" (1.61 m)

Recent/Upcoming Films:

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Emma Thompson

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Date of Birth:

15 April 1959

Real Name:

Unknown

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Recent/Upcoming Films:

Effie Gray

Claudia Cardinale

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Date of Birth:

15 April 1938

Real Name:

Claude Joséphine Rose Cardinale

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

Recent/Upcoming Films:

Guardian of the HaremEffie Gray

Robbie Coltrane

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Date of Birth:

30 March 1950

Real Name:

Anthony Robert McMillan

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)

Recent/Upcoming Films:

Effie Gray

Julie Walters

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Date of Birth:

22 February 1950

Real Name:

Julia Mary Walters

Height:

5' 3" (1.60 m)

Recent/Upcoming Films:

Effie GrayPaddington

Derek Jacobi

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Date of Birth:

22 October 1938

Real Name:

Derek George Jacobi

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Recent/Upcoming Films:

Hippie Hippie ShakeCinderellaEffie Gray

Tom Sturridge

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Date of Birth:

December 1985

Real Name:

Thomas Sidney Jerome Sturridge

Height:

Unknown

Recent/Upcoming Films:

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