R | | Drama, Romance
Two best friends fall in love with a pair of women, but the relationships soon go in very different directions.
In a scene between Gudrun (Glenda Jackson) and Loerke (Vladek Sheybal), she declares herself to be Antonina Milyukova, a nymphomaniac married to Tchaikovsky. He, pretending to be the composer, replies, "but I am a homosexual." Jackson played Milyukova, a nymphomaniac married to a gay man, in Ken Russell's The Music Lovers (1971).
What are you doing?
Rupert Birkin: Catkins.
Hermione Roddice: Really? What do you learn about them?
Rupert Birkin: Well from these little red bits, the nuts come - if they receive pollen from these long danglers.
Hermione Roddice: Little red flames. Little red flames, are the beautiful! I think they're so beautiful.
Rupert Birkin: ...
Ursula is seen toasting pre-sliced bread in front of the fire. Pre-sliced bread wasn't invented until 1928, eight years after the action.