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The Rainbow is a British film of genre Drama directed by Ken Russell released in USA on 5 may 1989 with Sammi Davis

The Rainbow (1989)

The Rainbow
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Released in USA 5 may 1989
Length 1h53
Directed by
Genres Drama,    Action,    Romance
Rating64% 3.248323.248323.248323.248323.24832

The Rainbow is a 1989 British drama film directed by Ken Russell. The story, adapted from the D. H. Lawrence novel The Rainbow, is a prequel to Lawrence's Women in Love.

Sammi Davis stars as Ursula, a sheltered young pupil, then schoolteacher, who's taken under the wing (sexually and otherwise) by the more sophisticated Winifred (Amanda Donohoe). Glenda Jackson appears as the mother of the character she played in Women in Love.

Leonard Maltin commented that "Many beautiful and striking moments don't quite gel, but still worth watching". The film was entered into the 16th Moscow International Film Festival.


Set during the final years of England's Victorian era, Ursula Brangwen is one of several children of wealthy Derbyshire farmer Will Brangwen and his wife Anna. Ursula, since age 3, has a fascination with rainbows and after one rainstorm, she runs off with a suitcase hoping to look for a pot of gold at the end of it. Will tries to ease her fascination by giving her coloring books of rainbows and making her peanut butter and jelly sandwiches with several spreads of different flavored jelly resembling a rainbow.


Sammi Davis

(Ursula Brangwen)
Paul McGann

(Anton Skrebensky)
Amanda Donohoe

(Winifred Inger)
Christopher Gable

(Will Brangwen)
David Hemmings

(Uncle Henry)
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