Effie Gray is a sumptuous historical drama set against a luscious backdrop, explores the scandalous love triangle between Victorian art critic John Ruskin (Greg Wise), his teenage bride Effie Gray (Dakota Fanning) and Pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millais (Tom Sturridge). The story follows Effie, married at the tender age of 19 and who quickly realises her marriage is a lie when Ruskin refuses to consummate it. Yearning for affection, she soon falls for the charms of the charismatic John Everett Millais. Desperate to be freed from John, Effie embarks on a life-changing journey to become one of the first women in history to seek a divorce from her husband.

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Effie Gray (2014)

PG-13

Romance/Drama · 1h 44m · 10/24/2014

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Effie Gray is a sumptuous historical drama set against a luscious backdrop, explores the scandalous love triangle between Victorian art critic John Ruskin (Greg Wise), his teenage bride Effie Gray (Dakota Fanning) and Pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millais (Tom Sturridge). The story follows Effie, married at the tender age of 19 and who quickly realises her marriage is a lie when Ruskin refuses to consummate it. Yearning for affection, she soon falls for the charms of the charismatic John Everett Millais. Desperate to be freed from John, Effie embarks on a life-changing journey to become one of the first women in history to seek a divorce from her husband.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United Kingdom

Production Company

Sovereign Films

Budget

$11,000,000

Revenue

$368,609
Cast
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Conor Harte

Royal Academy Guests
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Iain Marshall

Mr. McPhail
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Chris Haggart

William Michael Rossetti
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Martin Keatman

Thomas Woolner
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Joanna Hole

Mrs. McPhail (uncredited)
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Riccardo Scamarcio

Rafael
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Alan Lambie

Dancer (uncredited)
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Tom Sturridge

John Everett Millais
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Sam Churchill

Dante Gabriel Rossetti
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Robbie Coltrane

Doctor
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George Laing

Frederic Stephens
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Patrick Doyle

Wedding Minister
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Alexandra Hind

Scottish Dancer (uncredited)
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Alain Giorgio Maria Economides

Royal Academy Guests
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James Fox

Sir Charles Eastlake
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Tom Herriott

William Holman Hunt
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Emma Thompson

Lady Eastlake
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Russell Tovey

George
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Tutu Jereissati

Flower Girl
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Nicola Draffan

Mrs. Gray (Effie's Mother)
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David Suchet

Mr. Ruskin
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Peter Farr

Mr. Gray (Effie's Father)
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Rupert Ratcliffe

Enquiring Man
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Fawn James

Royal Academy Guests
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Lasco Atkins

Wedding Guest (uncredited)
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Julie Walters

Mrs. Ruskin
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Linda Bassett

Anna
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Joshua Mayes-Cooper

Scottish Officer (uncredited)
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James Stratton

Marcus (uncredited)
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Polly Dartford

Sophie Gray
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Saskia Keatman

Lady Rondell
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Alex Best

James Collinson
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Nicholas Jones

Doctor Lee
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Derek Jacobi

Travers Twiss
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Pip Torrens

Royal Academy / Times Journalist
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Kelly Healey

Lady Dashwood
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Frida Baranek

Duchess di Alba
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Greg Wise

John Ruskin
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Claudia Cardinale

Viscountess
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Tiger Lily Hutchence Geldof

Young Effie, Borghese Gallery (as Tiger Lilly Hutchence)
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Dakota Fanning

Effie Gray
Crew
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Emma Thompson

Writer
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Richard Laxton

Director
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Effie Gray

(DVD)

2/2/2016

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