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Release Date: 1985

DVD Release Date: January 23rd, 2001

R|1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary
This tale of murderous revenge focuses on Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be executed by the state in England. Ellis (Miranda Richardson), a former prostitute and single mom, falls for David Blakely (Rupert Everett) when she meets him in a club. Although Blakely comes from an aristocratic background, compared with Ellis's hardscrabble upbringing, the two start a torrid affair. But when David starts to pull away, Ruth is overwhelmed by jealousy and turns to extreme measure to get him back.

Cast: Miranda Richardson, Rupert Everett, Ian Holm, Matthew Carroll, Tom Chadbon, Jane Bertish, David Troughton, Paul Mooney

Director: Mike Newell

Genres: Docudrama

Keywords: 1950s, London, Revenge, Forbidden love, Murder, Dark, Fall, Son

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