It was a love triangle that shocked Victorian England — a tale of passion and duty, tradition and freedom seething beneath corsets and waistcoats. Now it's coming back to life on screen, with a 21st-century behind-the-scenes drama thrown in.
"Effie," which features 17-year-old Dakota Fanning in one of her first adult roles, tells the story of the disastrous marriage between 19th-century art critic John Ruskin and his young bride Effie Gray. It was a train wreck of a union, a collision of opposites that ended after Effie fell truly, madly, scandalously in love with wild-eyed young artist John Everett Millais.
"It's the ultimate bad marriage," said Emma Thompson, the Academy Award winning actress and writer behind "Effie"`s screenplay. Read More