The Rainbow
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Based on the novel by D.H. Lawrence, the BBC miniseries The Rainbow starred Imogen Stubbs as Ursula Brangwen, the beautiful, na´ve daughter of a wealthy country squire. Ursula's sexual awakening came about as the result of her very close friendship with Winifred Inger (Kate Buffery), her swimming instructor. Desperately struggling to suppress her preference for romantic partners of her own sex, Ursula entered into marriage with Anton Skrebensky (Martin Wenner), a career soldier. The ensuing unhappiness of this union led to even more trials and tribulations for the hapless heroine, whose… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Over-simplified, lackluster and cliche-ridden coming-of-age romantic drama that's based on the 1915 novel by D. H. Lawrence."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Captivating as an ode to individualism."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Very fine Ken Russell film marred by an irritating lead performance"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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