He sends her home with a prescription for "pick me up" and urges her to take charge of her life and work to regain strength, before it is her life.
Her staff suggests walks at least, since the first spring flowers are blooming near the Gameskeeper's hut.
On one of her walks she encounters the gamekeeper Parkin (Jean-Louis Coullo'ch), seeing a partially nude man for the first time in her life.
There are lingering looks, erotic bedroom close-ups, tears, broken hearts and beautiful period costumes a plenty in this small screen retelling of the early 20th century about Lady Chatterley's passionate love affair with Mellors despite their class differences.
The original book was censored in Britain for over 30 years for its obscene language and graphic sex scenes.
This moment must have been a thing for her, because the formerly-brave Constance falls into a depression, and she can barely move or leave the house.
A trip to the doctor finds nothing wrong but reminds here that her mother died soon after such a sag in the vitality.
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