Based on the novel "Lady Chatterley's Lover" by D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley is the alluring, erotic, story of a young upper-class woman, Lady Constance Chatterley (Joely Richardson), whose husband Sir Clifford Chatterley (James Wilby) becomes permanently wounded in the First World War. With her dear husband now unable to perform his duties as a husband, Lady Chatterley is torn between the love for her husband and living the rest of her life without intimate fulfillment. With the blessing of her husband, Lady Chatterley is on a quest to find the one who will be able fill her sexual pleasures. She meets Oliver Mellors (Sean Bean), the handsome gamekeeper of Sir Clifford, who ultimately becomes her lover. In this steamy love affair, Lady Chatterley experiences an erotic adventure of lust and desire. She discovers a burning passion unlike anything she's ever felt before and has to make a decison that will impact her life forever.