In his first starring role, Sir Ian McKellen (Lord of the Rings, Gods and Monsters) gives a sensational performance as D.H. Lawrence in the “impressively mounted and acted
biopic”(Variety) Priest of Love. After the English government burns copies of The Rainbow, Lawrence continues through his exodus around the world, joined by his combative
wife Frieda (Janet Suzman). From his destructive sojourn to the American Southwest, to an earth-shaking visit to Oaxaca, and finishing with his erotic adventures in Italy,
Priest of Love provides a colorful and insightful portrait of Lawrence’s life and art. Featuring an excellent supporting cast of Ava Gardner, Penelope Keith and John Gielgud.
Release Date: 19 November 2012
Certificate: 15 - Suitable for Persons Aged 15 or Over