Sylvia (2003)

Life was too small to contain her.

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 2003-10-17
  • User Rating: 5.8/10 from 107 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 49min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: BBC Film
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director: Christine Jeffs
star 5.8/10
From 107 Ratings


Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.

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  • Gwyneth Paltrow

    as Sylvia Plath
  • Daniel Craig

    as Ted Hughes
  • Jared Harris

    as Al Alvarez
  • Amira Casar

    as Assia Wevill
  • Andrew Havill

    as David Wevill
  • Sam Troughton

    as Tom Hadley-Clarke
  • Lucy Davenport

    as Doreen
  • Anthony Strachan

    as Michael Boddy
  • Blythe Danner

    as Aurelia Plath
  • Michael Gambon

    as Professor Thomas
  • Alison Bruce

    as Elizabeth
  • David Tristan Birkin

    as Morecambe
  • Sonia Ritter

    as Midwife
  • Julian Firth

    as James Michie
  • Derek Payne

    as Vicar
Directing Christine Jeffs Director
Production Alison Owen Producer
Costume & Make-Up Sandy Powell Costume Design
Production Robert Jones Executive Producer
Production Sharon Harel-Cohen Executive Producer
Production Karen Lindsay-Stewart Casting
Sound Gabriel Yared Original Music Composer
Production David M. Thompson Executive Producer
Editing Tariq Anwar Editor
Production Jane Barclay Executive Producer
Art Maria Djurkovic Production Design
Production Tracey Scoffield Executive Producer
Camera John Toon Director of Photography
Camera David Appleby Still Photographer
Writing John Brownlow Screenplay
Production Tim Cole Line Producer
Production Ian Gibbons Line Producer
Production Mary Richards Line Producer
Production Phil Rymer Associate Producer
Production Neris Thomas Co-Producer