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Women in Love
Directed by Ken Russell
Produced by Larry Kramer
Written by Larry Kramer
D. H. Lawrence (novel)
Starring Alan Bates
Oliver Reed
Glenda Jackson
Jennie Linden
Eleanor Bron
Music by Georges Delerue
Cinematography Billy Williams
Studio Brandywine Productions
Distributed by United Artists
Release date(s) September 1969 (1969-09)
Running time 131 minute
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Women in Love is a 1969 British film directed by Ken Russell which tells the story of the relationships between men and women during the early part of the 20th century.[1][citation needed] It stars Alan Bates as Birkin, Oliver Reed as Gerald, Glenda Jackson as Gudrun and Jennie Linden as Ursula. The movie was adapted by Larry Kramer from the novel of the same name by D. H. Lawrence.[2]

Glenda Jackson won the Academy Award for Best Actress. She was the first actress to win the award for a role which had a nude scene.[citation needed] The movie was nominated for Best Cinematography, Best Director and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium.


Further reading

  • Powell, Dilys (1989) The Golden Screen. London: Pavilion; pp 244-45
  • Taylor, John Russell (1969) Review in The Times 13 November 1969

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film
Succeeded by
Sunday Bloody Sunday


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