- Director: Ken Russell
- Writer: Melvyn Bragg; Catherine Drinker Bowen
- Producer: Roy Baird; Ken Russell
Chamberlain is perfectly cast.
Jackson just lets herself go - giving one of the most memorable performances ever seen in cinema.
It has all the Russell trademarks - the unflinching adherence to a subjective truth - no matter what the censors dictate.
And that is why Russell is simply such an important director - he did not pander to their hypocrisy.
The compelling and bizarre story of Tchaikovsky's life and music. In Ken Russell's own words: "It's the story of the marriage between a homosexual and a nymphomaniac."