Portrait Of A Marriage

  |  Buy to Own: 30/06/2008
  |  219 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
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Drama following the scandalous relationship between historian, Harold Nicolson (David Haig) , novelist, Vita Sackville-West (Janet McTeer), and her lover, Violet Keppel (Cathryn Harrison), in post WWI England. Sir Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West appear to have the perfect marriage, but beneath the glossy veneer, Nicolson (Haig) is a fervent homosexual, constantly away from home, pursuing new conquests. Vita (McTeer), happy at first to go along with her husband's indiscretions, soon develops a relationship of her own with her childhood friend, Keppel (Harrison), causing tensions to rise in her marriage, and forcing her to consider moving to Paris with her lover.