Ryan's Daughter is a 1970 British epic romantic drama film directed by David Lean. The film, set in August 1917–January 1918, tells the story of a married Irish woman who has an affair with a British officer during World War I, despite moral and political opposition from her nationalist neighbours; it stars Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles, John Mills, Christopher Jones, Trevor Howard and Leo McKern. The film is a re-telling of the plot of Gustave Flaubert's 1857 novel Madame Bovary.
|award||Academy Award for Best Cinematography Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor National Board of Review: Top Ten Films|
|events||Irish Republican Army|
|genre||drama historical political|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Actress Academy Award for Best Cinematography Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor|
|theme||epic romantic drama|