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The French Lieutenant's Woman

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Original title
The French Lieutenant's Woman
Running time
123 min.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Harold Pinter (Novel: John Fowles)
Carl Davis
Freddie Francis
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Juniper Films. Distributed by United Artists
Drama. Romance | 19th Century. Film In Film. Romantic Drama
Synopsis / Plot
A film is being made of a story, set in 19th century England, about Charles, a biologist who's engaged to be married, but who falls in love with outcast Sarah, whose melancholy makes her leave him after a short, but passionate affair. Anna and Mike, who play the characters of Sarah and Charles, go, during the shooting of the film, through a relationship that runs parallel to that of their characters.
1982: César Awards: Nominated Best Foreign Film
1981: 5 Nominations Oscar: Actress (Streep), Editing, Costume Design, Screenplay adap., Art Direction
1981: Golden Globes: Best Actress - Drama (Meryl Streep). 3 Nominations
1981: BAFTA Awards: Best Actress (Streep), Sound & Music. 11 Nominations
1981: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Screenplay
1981: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Actress (Streep). 2 Nominations
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