DIRECTOR: Ken Russell
BOTTOM LINE: Future gay activist Larry Kramer’s (founder of both GMHC and ACT UP) adaptation of D.H Lawrence’s 1920 novel “Women in Love” was an enormous critical and commercial success earning four Oscar Nominations:
- Best Actress: Glenda Jackson (won).
- Best Director: Ken Russell (nominated).
- Best Adapted Screenplay: Larry Kramer (nominated).
- Best Cinematography: Billy Williams (nominated).