L’amant de lady Chatterley (1955) AKA Lady Chatterley’s Lover


Based on D. H. Lawrence’s 1928 novel of the same name, Lady Chatterley’s Lover stars Danielle Darrieux, Leo Genn, and Erno Crisa in this controversial tale of adultery! After her husband is paralyzed from fighting in WWI, Lady Chatterley feels a loss of intimacy between her husband and herself, and decides to have an affair with the gamekeeper, a man of a lower class.

Director: Marc Allégret. AKA Lady Chatterley’s Lover
Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Leo Genn, Erno Crisa, Janine Crispin, Gérard Séty, Berthe Tissen, Jean Michaud, Jacques Marin, Léon Daubrel, Charles Bouillaud, Alain Bouvette, Christian Marquand, Jacqueline Noëlle, Jean Murat.


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  1. Gregory
    May 5, 2020

    Not that great. But not as bad as I had been told. Sort of ‘half and half’. Darrieux is always fine. Big DH Lawrence fan here so I was curious to see it. The best adaptation to my mind is also a French production LADY CHATTERLEY (2006) directed by Pascale Ferran. (Ken Russell’s is not without interest but nowhere near Ferran) Thanks for posting this.

  2. Ursula Hemard
    April 22, 2021

    Very interesting ! the quality is bad though ….

    • Jon W.
      April 22, 2021

      Why you say so? I don’t think it’s bad, there’s no DVD release for this film unfortunately yet this copy was recorded from a TV broadcast, I think its very watchable, hopefully a Bluray/DVD release is coming soon.

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