Carrington Poster

Release Date: November 10th, 1995

DVD Release Date: December 26th, 2001

R|2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary
In this fact-based film, painter Dora Carrington (Emma Thompson) develops an intimate but extremely complex bond with writer Lytton Strachey (Jonathan Pryce). Though Lytton is a homosexual, he is enchanted by the mysterious Dora and they begin a lifelong friendship that has strangely romantic undertones. Eventually, Lytton and Dora decide to live together, despite the fact that the latter has fallen in love with military man Ralph Partridge (Steven Waddington), whom she plans to marry.

Cast: Emma Thompson, Jonathan Pryce, Steven Waddington, Samuel West, Rufus Sewell, Penelope Wilton, Janet McTeer, Peter Blythe

Director: Christopher Hampton

Genres: Docudrama

Keywords: Soldier, London, 1930s, Passionate, Friend, Friendship, Love


Nominated Alexander Korda Award for the Outstanding British Film of the Year
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1995)
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1995)