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Encyclopedia > Carrington (film)

Carrington is a film made in 1995 about the life of the English artist Dora Carrington, who was known simply as "Carrington". The film, starring Emma Thompson in the title role, focusses on her relationship with the author Lytton Strachey, played by Jonathan Pryce, as well as with other members of the Bloomsbury Group. 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: England Inter. ... Dora de Houghton Carrington (March 29, 1893 – March 11, 1932) was a British painter and decorative artist. ... Thompson in the 1989 film The Tall Guy. ... Giles Lytton Strachey (March 1, 1880–January 21, 1932) was a British writer and critic. ... Jonathan Pryce (b. ... The Bloomsbury Group or Bloomsbury Set or just Bloomsbury, as its adherents (members is probably too formal a designation) would generally refer to it, was an English group of artists and scholars that existed from around 1905 until around World War II. // History The group began as an informal social...

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Carrington (1995) (600 words)
Eventually Carrington is manipulated into marrying one of her conquests, Rex Partridge (Steven Waddington), under the threat of losing Pryce - just one example of her self-sacrifices for the, now famous, writer.
In the end though Carrington cannot really give her love to Ralph, having been spiritually betrothed to Pryce all of the time, and he is compelled make other arrangements - but not before he introduces his eternal friend (from their time in the trenches) Gerald Brenan (Samual West).
The tale of Carrington's life is rather fascinating though, considering how much she gave up to be (in effect) the servant of Pryce.
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