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The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)


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Title: The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)

Tagline: She was lost from the moment she saw him.

Genre: Drama, Romance

Director: Karel Reisz

Cast: Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Hilton McRae, Lynsey Baxter, Emily Morgan, Penelope Wilton, Jean Faulds, Charlotte Mitchell, Peter Vaughan, Colin Jeavons, Liz Smith, Patience Collier, John Barrett, Leo McKern, Arabella Weir, Ben Forster, Richard Griffiths, David Warner, Catherine Willmer, Anthony Langdon, Edward Duke, Graham Fletcher-Cook, Richard Hope, Michael Elwyn, Toni Palmer, Cecily Hobbs, Doreen Mantle, Alun Armstrong, Gérard Falconetti, Joanna Joseph, Jude Alderson, Cora Kinnaird, Orlando Fraser, Fredrika Morton, Alice Maschler

Release: 1981-08-28

Runtime: 124

Plot: In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature of the script leads to an off-camera love affair as well. While attempting to maintain their composure and professionalism, Anna and Mike struggle to come to terms with their infidelity.
The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)


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