February 21, 2014
Genre(s): Drama, Romance, History
Ellen Ternan is a young actress struggling in the London Theater district when she catches the eye of famed author Charles Dickens. With the help of Ellen's mother, the two begin an affair even though Dickens is already married to a woman who makes him unhappy. Ellen is treated to a magnificent life that most women do not get, but it comes at a price. She must keep her love of Dickens a secret from the rest of the world and live with his controlling demeanor. She must eventually decide if the cost is worth the life that she is allowed to live.