That Hamilton Woman
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Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier star in this drama. The story is based on the historical tale of an 18th-century affair between Lady Emma Hamilton and Lord Horatio Nelson. Although she is the wife of the British ambassador in Naples, Emma falls for the married British naval officer.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Leigh and Olivier translate their real-life passion to celluloid, making it curiously difficult to discern what was performed and was simply there"
‑ James Kendrick, Q Network Film Desk
"... the most gracefully directed and dramatically engaging film from British film impresario Korda, who generally directed like a producer."
‑ Sean Axmaker,
"It's big. It's glossy. It's rather noisy. But it's also rather charming in its old-fashioned way."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Not only does Leigh look outrageously beautiful, but she seems to be radiating sheer, undiluted adoration and desire through her eyes, voice and movements, perfectly received and matched by Olivier."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Olivier and Vivien Leigh made this romantic historical melodrama at the height of their popularity, which became Churchill's favorite film due to its propaganda elements during WWII."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Winston Churchill's favorite film; he reportedly saw it 83 times."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"That Hamilton Woman gains much from Leigh's playfulness and placid beauty."
‑ Bill Weber, Slant Magazine
"Rarely has a more thoroughly harrowing and emotional portrait of life at home during wartime been rendered on the screen"
‑ Chris Cabin,
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