Agnes MacDonnell (Greta Scacchi), a strong and self-confident Englishwoman in her forties, owns a large estate on an island off the west coast of Ireland. When she begins a passionate but dangerous affair with twenty-something James Lynchehaun (Daniel Craig), her new estate manager, Agnes wages a desperate struggle to dominate this charismatic but destructive man. A tale of passion and violence in the Victorian era, LOVE and RAGE is based on the novel by James Carney.
Did You Know?
Most of the film was shot in the location where the events took place in 1894, on Achill Island off the west coast of Co Mayo, Ireland. The house shown in the film, is the one Agnes MacDonnell rebuilt, after her original house was burned down by James Lynchehaun. See more
When I was a small boy, I think the dark was afraid of me.
The credits, in red letters, appear on a dark screen with a single white dot slowly expanding to show a dark room with a woman in it, while Doctor Croly introduces himself in an off-screen narration and gives a short introduction to the film See more
References The Night of the Hunter
The Screw Dance
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