Lady Oscar

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Lady Oscar

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Lady Oscar

Release Date: March 03, 1979

Year    :   1979
Slogan    :   «The glamour, the strife, the intrigue of 18th century France!»
Genres    :   History, Drama, Romance
Production Companies    :   Toho, Kitty Films, Nippon Television Network Corporation, Shiseido Co. Ltd.
Director    :   Jacques Demy
Producers    :   Agnès Varda, Rose Tobias Shaw, Mataichirô Yamamoto, Anita Benoist, Yoshiko Shibata, Yoriko Shinozaki, Kazuo Munakata
Writers    :   Jacques Demy, Jacques Demy, Patricia Louisianna Knop, Patricia Louisianna Knop, Riyoko Ikeda
RunTime    :   124 mins.

Oscar François de Jarjayes was born female, but her father insisted she be raised as a boy as he had no sons. She becomes the captain of the guards at Versailles under King Louis XVI and Marie Antonette. Her privileged, noble life comes under fire as she discovers the hard life of the poor people of France. She is caught up in the French Revolution, and must choose between her loyalty and love.

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