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Lady Oscar (1979)

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The story of Lady Oscar, a female military commander who served during the time of the French Revolution.

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The story of Lady Oscar, a female military commander who served during the time of the French Revolution.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Catriona MacColl ...
Barry Stokes ...
Christine Böhm ...
Jonas Bergström ...
Hans Axel von Fersen
Mark Kingston ...
Général de Jarjayes
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Comte de Giraudet, Oscar's Fiancé
Nicholas Amer ...
M. De Chantilly, the pistol duelist
Patrick Floersheim ...
Oscar's sword adversaire in tavern
Consuelo De Haviland ...
Oscar's pair at the Black Ball
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Oscar as a child
Andrew Bagley ...
André as a child
Cadine Constan ...
Madame de Vallois / Launderess
Anouska Hempel ...
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Rosalie Vallois
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Storyline

Oscar François de Jarjayes was born female, but her father who longed for a son and a heir insisted she be raised as a boy, alongside, Andre Grandier, the grandson of her nanny. When Oscar matures into an adult she is selected to be captain of the guards at the Palace of Versailles under King Louis XVI and Marie Antonette. Oscar soon learns the problems of the monarchy and the plight of the poor which will eventually lead to the French Revolution. She also finds herself torn between her true love for the independent, but lower-class Andre and her duties as a member of aristocracy and a trusted subject of the King and Queen. Written by Hailey-7

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3 March 1979 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Berusaiyu no bara  »

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Japanese translator Frederik L. Schodt translated the entire "Rose of Versailles" manga into English as a reference for the filmmakers, but gave the only copy of the translation to them and it was lost. See more »

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Christina Böhm is the best!
25 June 2001 | by (Engen) – See all my reviews

I've seen this film as an anime one and it was great but the movie film is the best I've ever seen about the French Revolution!It includes brave,love....and Christina Böhm act the Marie Antoinette fantastic!!!


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