Based on the real-life scandal that shocked Victorian-era England, the film tells the story of Euphemia "Effie" Gray. At 19, she married the prominent art historian and critic John Ruskin, but Ruskin refused to consummate their marriage. Lonely and frustrated Effie is drawn to pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millais, and finds a friend and champion in Lady Elizabeth Eastlake. After five years trapped in a loveless marriage, Effie will defy the rules of Victorian society
A look at the scandalous love triangle between Victorian art critic John Ruskin, his teenage bride Effie Gray, and Pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millais.
Director: Richard Laxton
Casting: Dakota Fanning, Emma Thompson, Russell Tovey, Claudia Cardinale, Derek Jacobi, Julie Walters Robiie Coltrane, James Fox, Tom Sturridge, David Suchet, Greg Wise, Pip Torrens and others
Producer: Andreas Roals, Donald Rosenfeld and others
Music: Paul Cantelon
Cinematography: Andrew Dunn