• Effie Gray (2014) Rating & Reviews

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  • Effie Gray is an exquisitely dreary slice of middlebrow armchair theater which adds little new to a much-filmed story. show more

  • Laxton’s measured pace appropriately parallels the slow stifling that Effie undergoes, but he extends his muted approach too far, depriving the film of the emotional crescendo it badly needs. show more

  • Effie Gray is peculiarly compelling, even if the issue of sexual repression, all the Victorian manners, seem light-years gone and close to unfathomable. show more

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