Sylvia Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 14941

Average Rating: 2.3/4

# of Ratings: 11

Theatrical Release Date: 10/17/2003

Language: English

Genre: Biography, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Christine Jeffs

Actors: Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Blythe Danner, Michael Gambon, David Birkin, Jared Harris

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1/4

Allison - wrote on 10/17/2008

I liked Gwyneth Paltrow and Sylvia Plath, but overall this movie was not that great. I would rather read more about Sylvia Plath than to have watched this movie at all.

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2.5/4

`I feel like God is speaking through me.'

MovieAddict - wrote on 04/06/2013

"Sylvia" is the biopic of the suicidal poet Sylvia Plath and I think Gwyneth Paltrow portrayed Sylvia's plight and heartbreak very well…I could almost feel her pain and suffering as she captured the dark, depressed state of Sylvia. It seems as though the American poet had mental problems beginning from the time her father died and her insecurities pushed her to suicide on more than one occasion.

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The movie commences with her university days at Cambridge where she meets and later marries a fellow-student Ted Hughes (Daniel Craig), who has begun to make a name for himself in the world of poetry. After their marriage, they return to the States to meet Sylvia's judgmental mother (played by Paltrow's real-life mother, Blythe Danner) and Sylvia tries to strike a balance with …

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