Carrington (1995)

This period biopic chronicles the long-term passion of early 20th-century painter Dora Carrington for gay Bloomsbury Group writer Lytton Strachey. The film covers almost two decades in their lives from 1915-1932, and is segmented into brief… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: November 10, 1995
DVD Release Date: December 26, 2001
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Mike Clark
USA Today

The leads do physically resemble their real-life prototypes, judging from last year's coffee-table book on Carrington's art and personal circle. But the snail's pacing, vague writing and Thompson herself leave a fatal void.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Jonathan Pryce dominates the film with his fussy and idiosyncratic performance as the outspoken homosexual and iconoclastic chronicler of 20th century excesses.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

Cowardly and dull.

Christopher Null

What's the point?

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

One of those pretty terrific movies that has somehow just fallen by the wayside in our collective cinematic consciousness.

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
Not a very memorable film from Emma Thompson et al but it is one that reminds me about how lucscious she used to be. Yum Yum :)
Alec Barniskis
As Strachey, Pryce is brilliant but the film seems to lack a coherent narrative. Basically we just see two sad artists be sad for two hours without ever getting… More