That Hamilton Woman

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  • 1941
  • 2 hr 8 min
  • 7.2  (5,002)

That Hamilton Woman is a 1941 romantic drama film that depicts the complexity of Lord Horatio Nelson's love affair with Lady Emma Hamilton. The movie stars Laurence Olivier as Lord Horatio Nelson, Vivien Leigh as Lady Emma Hamilton, and Alan Mowbray as Sir William Hamilton. The film is directed by Alexander Korda. The story of the film takes place in the late 1700s, during the height of the Napoleonic Wars. The movie opens with Lady Hamilton being rescued by Lord Nelson from a shipwreck in the Mediterranean. Lady Hamilton, a former dancer and mistress of Sir William Hamilton, quickly becomes the center of attention for Lord Nelson. The plot follows the turbulent romance between Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton as they are constantly being pulled apart due to the war and their social status.

The film showcases the intense love affair between Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton, who find solace in each other's arms while the war rages on. The chemistry between the two leading actors is palpable, and the audience can feel the passion and desire between Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton.

The film delves into the complexities of their love affair, as Society at the time prohibits any romantic relationship between the two, being that Lord Nelson was already a married man. It also touches on the guilt that Lady Hamilton experiences due to her affair with Lord Nelson, as she had promised to take care of Sir William Hamilton, her husband.

The movie is not just a romantic drama, but also a commentary on the politics of war and the social status of women during the time period. Lady Hamilton is seen as a woman who is trying to find her place in a world where she has no power or influence, and Lord Nelson is grappling with the responsibility of being a commander in the British Navy while also wanting to be with the woman he loves.

That Hamilton Woman is also a visually impressive movie with great attention to detail in the set design and costumes. The cinematography captures the beauty of the Mediterranean landscape, where much of the film is set.

Overall, That Hamilton Woman is a timeless classic that showcases the outstanding performances of two of the finest actors of the time. The film serves as a testament to the power of love, even in the midst of war and social inequality. The movie is not only a love story but also a historical drama that explores the complexities of social norms and politics during a significant era in history.

That Hamilton Woman is a 1941 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 8 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2.

That Hamilton Woman
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    7.2  (5,002)