The French Lieutenant's Woman

  • 1981
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Romance

Translating John Fowles' complex novel to the screen was a formidable task, previously attempted--then abandoned--by the likes of Fred Zinnemann, Richard Lester and Mike Nichols. Undaunted, director Karel Reisz joined forces with esteemed playwright Harold Pinter to convey the essence of Fowles' epic romance. In a technically flawless performance, Meryl...read more

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The French Lieutenant's Woman - Official Trailer
01:58 — An affair between two actors is paralleled in the romantic film, set in the Victorian era, in which they are performing. First rate cast!
The French Lieutenant's Woman - (Original Trailer)
Actors (Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons) have an affair that mirrors the love story they are filming in The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981).

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  • Released: 1981
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Translating John Fowles' complex novel to the screen was a formidable task, previously attempted--then abandoned--by the likes of Fred Zinnemann, Richard Lester and Mike Nichols. Undaunted, director Karel Reisz joined forces with esteemed playwright Harold… (more)

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