Taglines: She was trapped in a loveless marriage. He was her husband’s servant.
A film adaptation of D.H. Lawrence’s novel. After a crippling injury leaves her husband impotent, Lady Chatterly is torn between her love for her husband and her physical desires. With her husband’s consent, she seeks out other means of fulfilling her needs.
Lady Chatterley’s Lover is a 1981 film directed by Just Jaeckin, and starring Sylvia Kristel and Nicholas Clay. It is an adaptation of the D. H. Lawrence novel of the same name.
The film was not as popular as the filmmakers expected and Cannon films ended up recording a loss. However the film later became more popular in the home video market in the mid 1980s.
Lady Chatterley’s Lover (1982)
Directed by: Just Jaeckin
Starring: Sylvia Kristel, Shane Briant, Nicholas Clay, Ann Mitchell, Elizabeth Spriggs, Pascale Rivault, Peter Bennett
Screenplay by: Marc Behm, Just Jaeckin
Production Design by: Anton Furst
Cinematography by: Robert Fraisse
Film Editing by: Eunice Mountjoy
Costume Design by: Shirley Russell
Set Decoration by: Bryony Foster
Music by: Richard Harvey, Stanley Myers
Distributed by: Cannon Films, Columbia Pictures
Release Date: May 7, 1982