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The private life of Dante Gabriel Rossetti
A film by KEN RUSSELL starring OLIVER REED as Rossetti-poet, painter, creator of the Pre-Raphaelite look '
His search for beauty did not end with his marriage to Elizabeth Siddal , the shop-girl who had been his chaste fiancée for ten years and his model for hundreds of idealised portraits. His wife's suicide filled him with remorse and he buried his poems with her body. Seven years later he had the body exhumed and recovered his poems, but not his peace of mind ...
Produced and directed by KEN RUSSELL


Unknown: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Unknown: Ken Russell
Unknown: Oliver Reed
Unknown: Elizabeth Siddal
Directed By: Ken Russell
Elizabeth Siddal: Judith Paris
William Morris: Andrew Faulds
Jane Morris: Gala Mitchell
Algernon Swinburne: Christopher Logue
Christina Rossetti: Isa Teller
Fanny Cornforth: Pat Ashton
John Ruskin: Clive Gordon

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