Sylvia


1h 50m 2003

Brief Synopsis

The story of celebrated American poet Sylvia Plath and her turbulent marriage to a future poet laureate of England, Ted Hughes. Ted and Sylvia were a sensuous, volatile and brilliant couple who emerged as two of the most influential writers of the 20th century. Sylvia committed suicide in 1963, at t

Film Details

Also Known As
Bitter Fame, Ted & Sylvia, Ted and Sylvia
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2003
Production Company
Bbc Films; Bbc Films; Focus Features; Monumental Pictures; Pangea Media Group; Pangea Media Group; Ruby Films; The Moving Picture Company; U.K. Film Council; U.K. Film Council
Distribution Company
Focus Features; Filmcompagniet; Filmcoopi Zurich Ag; Focus Features; Golden Village; Icon; Icon Uk Group; Icon Uk Group; Kinepolis Film Distribution; RCV Distribution; SF Studios; Ster-Kinekor; Svensk Filmindustri Norway; Tripictures; Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Location
New Zealand; Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Synopsis

The story of celebrated American poet Sylvia Plath and her turbulent marriage to a future poet laureate of England, Ted Hughes. Ted and Sylvia were a sensuous, volatile and brilliant couple who emerged as two of the most influential writers of the 20th century. Sylvia committed suicide in 1963, at the age of thirty, after being left by Ted.

Film Details

Also Known As
Bitter Fame, Ted & Sylvia, Ted and Sylvia
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2003
Production Company
Bbc Films; Bbc Films; Focus Features; Monumental Pictures; Pangea Media Group; Pangea Media Group; Ruby Films; The Moving Picture Company; U.K. Film Council; U.K. Film Council
Distribution Company
Focus Features; Filmcompagniet; Filmcoopi Zurich Ag; Focus Features; Golden Village; Icon; Icon Uk Group; Icon Uk Group; Kinepolis Film Distribution; RCV Distribution; SF Studios; Ster-Kinekor; Svensk Filmindustri Norway; Tripictures; Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Location
New Zealand; Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 17, 2003

Expanded Release in United States October 24, 2003

Released in United States on Video February 10, 2004

Released in United States 2003

Shown at London Film Festival October 22-November 6, 2003.

The U.K. government-backed Film Council awarded the project $3.8 million to go toward the film's budget.

Released in United States Fall October 17, 2003

Expanded Release in United States October 24, 2003

Released in United States on Video February 10, 2004

Released in United States 2003 (Shown at London Film Festival October 22-November 6, 2003.)