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Ryan's Daughter [DVD Boxset] [2 Disc Special Edition]

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  • DVD
  • 2 discs
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • David Lean's epic tale of forbidden love, set during the Irish Rebellion of 1916 tells the story of Charles Shaughnessy (Robert Mitchum), a kind and gentle widower, who falls in love with and marries the much younger Rosy (Sarah Miles). On her wedding night, however, Rosy finds that her new husband does not make her romantic dreams come true. When a handsome young Major arrives to take over England's occupying forces, he and Rosy feel an immediate sexual attraction to each other. Unable to resist temptation despite the dangers, the two begin a passionate affair.But when someone betrays the Irish rebels to the British authorities, the whole town suspects Rosy. They're determined to make her pay... and it doesn't matter whether or not she's innocent. Academy Award Nominations: 4, including Best Actress--Sarah Miles. Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor--John Mills, Best Cinematography.

    Academy Awards Best Supporting Actor 1970 John Mills British actor, GOODBYE, MR. CHIPS/GREAT EXPECTATIONS
    Academy Awards Best Cinematography 1970 Freddie Young British Director Of Photography

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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 65170

  • Credits
    Sarah Miles, Robert Mitchum, Bob Mitchum, Christopher Jones, John Mills, John Mills, Trevor Howard, Leo McKern, Reginald McKern, Barry Foster, Marie Kean
  • Critic Reviews
    4 stars out of 5 -- "Today it looks like genius; as Lean's visionary leanings run off the hook with symbolic weather and flora..."
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    "[A] marvel of pinpoint resolution and stable, saturated color."
    New York Times

    4 stars out of 4 -- "[A] cinematic expression of romance against a harsh backdrop of nature, politics, and human cruelty....RYAN's picture-perfect style of filmmaking is a pleasure to revisit."
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