R | | Biography, Drama, Romance
Two feisty, free-spirited women are connected by the brilliant, charismatic poet who loves them both.
Sharman Macdonald wrote the role of Caitlin with Keira Knightley in mind, but Keira chose to play Vera instead.
I do it, sleep with other women... because I'm a poet, and a poet feeds off life.
The air war scenes outside (as opposed to the opening film scenes in the Underground) purport to show London being bombed during the Blitz. The scenes actually were other film footage as Germany used no four motor bombers during the Blitz. The clip actually depicts British 'heavies' bombing Dresden by night near the war's end.