Priest of Love DVD

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In his first starring role, Sir Ian McKellen (Lord of the Rings, Gods and Monsters) gives a sensational performance as D.H. Lawrence in the impressively mounted and acted biopic (Variety) Priest of Love. After the English government burns copies of The Rainbow, Lawrence continues through his exodus around the world, joined by his combative wife Frieda (Janet Suzman). From his destructive sojourn to the American Southwest, to an earth-shaking visit to Oaxaca, and finishing with his erotic adventures in Italy, Priest of Love provides a colorful and insightful portrait... of Lawrence's life and art. Featuring an excellent supporting cast of Ava Gardner, Penelope Keith and John Gielgud. Special Features: Christopher Miles: Early Career Featurette Chistopher Miles: Priest of Love and D.H. Lawrence Featurette The Way We Got it Together - A Documentary on the Making of the Film Christopher Miles Interviews Ian McKellen Bloopers Trailers Stills Gallery [show more]

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Released
19 November 2012
Directors
Actors
Format
DVD 
Publisher
Odeon Entertainment 
Classification
Runtime
92 minutes 
Features
Dolby, PAL 
Barcode
5060082518324 
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Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play  In his first starring role Sir Ian McKellen (Lord of the Rings Gods and Monsters) gives a sensational performance as DH Lawrence in the impressively mounted and acted biopic (Variety) Priest of Love Working alongside Hollywood legend Ava Gardner (Pandora and the Flying Dutchman) and director Christopher Miles McKellen shows Lawrence in all his rebellious grandeur thumbing his nose at authority while still managing to write masterpieces The film begins with the English government burning copies of The Rainbow and continues through his exodus around the world joined by his combative wife Frieda (Janet Suzman) From his destructive sojourn to the American Southwest to an earth-shaking visit to Oaxaca and finishing with his erotic adventures in Italy Priest of Love provides a colourful and insightful portrait of Lawrence s life and art He had one last great shock left in him though and the film closes with the publication of Lady Chatterley s Lover and the uproar that greeted its sexually explicit prose Lawrence s last great statement of rebellion before he succumbed to tuberculosis in 1930 Priest of Love provides a beautifully shot portrait of one of the great artists of the 20th century Digitally restored picture and sound EXTRAS include Christopher Miles Early Career Featurette; Christopher Miles Priest of Love & DH Lawrence Featurette The Way We Got It Together A documentary on the making of the film Christopher Miles and interviews Ian McKellen Bloopers Trailers

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