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The Chatterley affair

Author: Karen LewisAndrew DaviesJames HawesLouise DelamereRafe SpallAll authors
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the obscenity trial of D.H. Lawrence's book "Lady Chatterley's lover." The book was banned in England for 30 years for its graphic language and depictions of illicit sex. The case finally came before a jury of ordinary citizens in October 1960. Two jurors have their passion inflamed by Lawrence's prose. After weighing in the evidence in court each day, they explore new erotic frontiers by night. In the end,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sex in motion pictures
Feature films
Legal drama (Films)
Melodrama
Legal films
Legal
Pornography
Drama
Named Person: D H Lawrence; D H Lawrence; D H Lawrence; D H Lawrence; D H Lawrence
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Lewis; Andrew Davies; James Hawes; Louise Delamere; Rafe Spall; David Tennant; Claire Bloom; Pip Torrens; Donald Sumpter; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Acorn Media (Firm)
ISBN: 1569389012 9781569389010
OCLC Number: 78925154
Notes: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: Trial background; D.H. Lawrence biography; cast filmographies.
Cast: Louise Delamere, Rafe Spall, David Tennant, Claire Bloom, Pip Torrens, Donald Sumpter.
Target Audience: Not rated: contains coarse language, nudity, and sexual situations.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Responsibility: BBC ; producer, Karen Lewis ; written by Andrew Davies ; directed by James Hawes.

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Based on the obscenity trial of D.H. Lawrence's book "Lady Chatterley's lover." The book was banned in England for 30 years for its graphic language and depictions of illicit sex. The case finally came before a jury of ordinary citizens in October 1960. Two jurors have their passion inflamed by Lawrence's prose. After weighing in the evidence in court each day, they explore new erotic frontiers by night. In the end, they must decide whether the novel might deprave and corrupt the book-buying public - and if that is what has happened to them.

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