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377 Ratings


Directed by Christine Jeffs
United Kingdom, 2003
Drama, Romance, Biography


While on a Fulbright Scholarship to England, Sylvia Plath meets Ted Hughes, and they marry. When Ted’s subsequent literary success and the attentions of admiring women strains the relationship, Sylvia funnels her fury and passion into her own work which begins to flow forth in unstoppable bursts.

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Sylvia Directed by Christine Jeffs

Critics reviews

One of the nicest things about Sylvia, at least in the beginning, is its unusual speed. Yet speed is ultimately relevant only to storytelling; it has almost nothing to do with composing or reading poetry, except when it’s recited as quickly as possible for laughs, as happens in one early scene here.
October 31, 2003
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