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269 Ratings

The French Lieutenant's Woman

Directed by Karel Reisz
United Kingdom, 1981
Drama, History, Romance


With an ingenious script by the Nobel Prize-winning playwright Harold Pinter, British New Wave trailblazer Karel Reisz transforms John Fowles’s tale of scandalous romance into an arresting, hugely entertaining movie about cinema, in a beguiling, intellectually nimble feat of filmmaking.

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The French Lieutenant's Woman Directed by Karel Reisz

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1982 | 5 nominations including: Best Actress in a Leading Role

BAFTA Awards

1982 | 3 wins including: Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music

1982 | 8 nominations including: Best Actor

César Awards

1983 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

Golden Globes (USA)

1982 | Winner: Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

1982 | 2 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Drama

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