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SYLVIA

by Christine Jeffs

synopsis

1956. Sylvia Plath is in England on a Fulbright Scholarship when she meets Edward Hughes. The attraction is immediate and mutual. It is a meeting not only of the minds, but of an intense physicality as well. Within four months, they are married. When her studies are completed, Sylvia is offered a teaching post back in America. She accepts, and the couple relocates. Within four months, they are married. When her studies are completed, Sylvia is offered a teaching post back in America.

international title: SYLVIA
original title: TED AND SYLVIA
country: United Kingdom
sales agent: Capitol Films
year: 2003
genre: fiction
directed by: Christine Jeffs
film run: 110'
release date: UK 10.02.04
screenplay: John Brownlow
cast: Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Amira Casar, Blythe Danner, Lucy Davenport, Michael Gambon, Jared Harris, Eliza Wade
cinematography by: John Toon
film editing: Tariq Anwar
art director: Philippa Hart
costumes designer: Sandy Powell
music: Gabriel Yared
producer: Alison Owen
production: BBC Films, Ruby Films, Capitol Films, British Film Council
distributor: BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), RCV Entertainment (NL), TriPictures S.A. (ES)
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