A trailer has been released for Effie Gray, the upcoming historical drama starring Dakota Fanning, Emma Thompson, Tom Sturridge, David Suchet, Julie Walters, Greg Wise, Claudia Cardinale, Robbie Coltrane, James Fox and Derek Jacobi. Check it out below!
Written by Oscar-winning Emma Thompson, Effie Gray explores the scandalous true story of the troubled relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and Effie, his teenage bride. After marrying at the tender age of 19, Effie quickly realises her marriage is a lie when Ruskin refuses to consummate it. Yearning for affection, she soon falls for the charms of the artist 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, making her an everlasting figure in feminist history.
Directed by Richard Laxton, Effie Gray opens in the UK on October 10. The film does not yet have a domestic release date, but check back for more information as soon as it becomes available.