Sons and Lovers
20th Century Fox Cinema Archives (series)
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- 16:9 (LETTER BOX)
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 42 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: April 16, 2013
- Originally Released: 1960
- Label: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Trevor Howard, Dean Stockwell, Wendy Hiller, Heather Sears & Mary Ure|
|Performer:||William Lucas, Conrad Phillips, Ernest Thesiger, Donald Pleasence, Rosalie Crutchley, Sean Barrett, Elizabeth Begley, Edna Morris & Ruth Kettlewell|
|Directed by||Jack Cardiff|
|Screenwriting by||Gavin Lambert & T.E.B. Clarke|
|Composition by||Mario Nascimbene|
|Produced by||Jerry Wald|
|Director of Photography:||Freddie Francis|
Description by OLDIES.com:
A young man's life is adversely affected by the emotional manipulation of his domineering mother in this lush adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's classic novel.
The Motion Picture Production Code was still in effect (albeit weakly) when SONS AND LOVERS was filmed in 1960, so don't expect a thoroughly frank and faithful adaptation of the D.H. Lawrence novel. Set in an English mining town, the film focuses on Paul Morel (Dean Stockwell), the sensitive son of a roughhewn, alcoholic miner (Trevor Howard) and his gentle, repressed wife (Wendy Hiller). Intent on becoming an artist, Paul is not above depending upon the financial kindnesses of the young women of the town. Many of the girls carry a torch for him, but his strong bonds to his mother leave him emotionally sapped. Freddie Francis's evocative, grimy industrial-town cinematography won him an Academy Award. Despite censorial restrictions, this admirably captures the essence of the dour Lawrence original.
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- UPC: 024543878018
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