Released October 17, 2003
While on a Fulbright Scholarship to England, Sylvia meets Ted Hughes (Daniel Craig), a British poet on the verge of international fame. Following a torrid four month courtship, they marry and embark on an intense relationship.
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Academy Award winner Gwyneth Paltrow stars in Sylvia as legendary American author and poet Sylvia Plath, opposite Daniel Craig as British Poet Laureate Edward (Ted) Hughes. Sylvia explores the source of creative genius, and love in all its passion. Ted and Sylvia were a sensual, volatile, and brilliant married couple who emerged as two of the most influential writers of the 20th century.

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Cast & Crew

Gwyneth PaltrowSylvia Plath
Daniel CraigTed Hughes
Jared HarrisAl Alvarez
Blythe DannerAurelia Plath
Michael GambonProfessor Thomas


Christine JeffsDirector
Alison OwenProducer
John BrownlowScreenplay
David M. ThompsonExecutive Producer
Tracey ScoffieldExecutive Producer
Robert JonesExecutive Producer
Jane BarclayExecutive Producer
Sharon HarelExecutive Producer
Neris ThomasCo-Producer
John ToonDirector of Photography
Maria DjurkovicProduction Designer
Tariq AnwarEditor
Gabriel YaredComposer
Sandy PowellCostume Designer

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