Women in Love Poster

Release Date: March 25th, 1970

DVD Release Date: March 4th, 2003

R|2 hr 10 min

Plot Summary
Close friends Rupert Birkin (Alan Bates) and Gerald Crich (Oliver Reed) begin romances with siblings Ursula (Jennie Linden) and Gudrun Brangwen (Glenda Jackson). After the couples wed, they take a joint honeymoon to Switzerland, where things begin happily -- but they become increasingly complicated as the trip continues. Rupert and Ursula are determined to stay faithful to one another, while the aloof Gerald and the eccentric Gudrun turn to infidelity and sexual exploration.

Cast: Alan Bates, Glenda Jackson, Oliver Reed, Jennie Linden, Eleanor Bron, Alan Webb, Vladek Sheybal, Catherine Willmer

Director: Ken Russell

Genres: Romance

Production Co: Brandywine Productions

Distributors: United Artists

Keywords: Relationships, Husband, England, Forbidden love, Wife, Best friend, Passionate, Friendship

Awards

Nominated Soundtrack
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1969)
Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)
Nominated Cinematography
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1969)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Art Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1969)
Nominated Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1969)
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1969)
Winner Foreign Film - English Language
Nominated Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1969)
Nominated Directing
Nominated Anthony Asquith Award for Original Music for a Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1969)
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1969)