The film is set in 1913 where Connie Reid marries a rich man named Clifford Chatterley. It returns from the Great War paralyzed and in a wheelchair. Connie, his wife, he is loyal but begins to feel neglected when he hires a nurse named Bolton to bathe them and exclude Connie of business. Connie begins to crave sex, and her husband can only offer him that, since it is paralyzed. It seeks to achieve this by Oliver Mellors, a miner, the company hired her husband.