Richard Chamberlain stars as famed 19th-century composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky in director Ken Russell's lavish, controversial biodrama that unflinchingly depicts Tchaikovsky's tempestuous marriage to a nymphomaniac, his many homosexual affairs, and his patronage by a wealthy widow. Glenda Jackson, Max Adrian, and Christopher Gable co-star. André Previn and the London Symphony Orchestra supply the music. 122 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.