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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Gwyneth Paltrow
Daniel Craig
Jared Harris
Blythe Danner
Directors
Christine Jeffs
Screenwriters
John Brownlow
Running Time
114 minutes

Sylvia
Biopic of troubled poet Sylvia Plath.


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Plot
Poet and feminist icon Sylvia Plath famously gassed herself at 30, after a long struggle with mental illness. This biopic explores Sylvia's relationship with her husband and father of her two children, fellow poet Ted Hughes, from their first meeting at Cambridge in 1956...


Verdict
As dark and depressing as you'd expect, but in a good way.


Reviewed by Jane Howdle

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