Effie Gray [2014 UK Movie]

effie gray 2014

Effie Gray
2014 UK Movie
Drama
A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.

Dakota Fanning, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters

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.

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