Oscar and Lucinda

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Oscar and Lucinda

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Oscar and Lucinda

Release Date: December 31, 1997

Year    :   1997
Slogan    :   «They dared to play the game of love, faith, and chance.»
Genres    :   Drama, Romance
Production Companies    :   Fox Searchlight Pictures, Dalton Films, Australian Film Finance Corporation
Director    :   Gillian Armstrong
Producers    :   Alison Barrett, Timothy White, Robin Dalton, Kathleen Mackie Higgins, Mark Turnball
Writers    :   Laura Jones, Peter Carey
RunTime    :   132 mins.
Budget    :   16000000
Revenue    :   1897404

After a childhood of abuse by his evangelistic father, misfit Oscar Hopkins becomes an Anglican minister and develops a divine obsession with gambling. Lucinda Leplastrier is a rich Australian heiress shopping in London for materials for her newly acquired glass factory back home. Deciding to travel to Australia as a missionary, Oscar meets Lucinda aboard ship, and a mutual obsession blossoms. They make a wager that will alter each of their destinies.

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