A footman seduces a count's daughter.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (play)

WAYS TO
WATCH:

See all
3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A British car racer meets a suicidal woman while in Istanbul for the Gumball Rally.

Director: Mike Figgis
Stars: Rosey Chan, Daniel Lapaine, Sophie Winkleman
Miss Julie (2014)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Over the course of a midsummer night in Fermanagh in 1890, an unsettled daughter of the Anglo-Irish aristocracy encourages her father's valet to seduce her.

Director: Liv Ullmann
Stars: Jessica Chastain, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Confused, non-linear film tells the sexual story of a film director from his life at age 5, age 12, age 16, a man embarking on his first film in 1950's Tunisia, and finally to his current ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Figgis
Stars: Julian Sands, Saffron Burrows, Stefano Dionisi
Miss Julie (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Miss Julie has power over Jean because she's an aristocrat but he has power over her because he's a man. On Midsummer Eve this power battle turns to love which is consummated. But as each ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Margotta
Stars: Marco Bonini, Martina Codecasa, Sara De Mezzo
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A cinematographic adaptation of the dance performance by Ann Van den Broek.

Director: Mike Figgis
Stars: Sura Dohnke, Frauke Marien, Cecilia Moisio
Miss Julie (1951)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Late 19th century. The young miss Julie lives in a mansion with her father. She has recently broken her engagement but is attracted to one of the servants, Jean. They spend the midsummer ... See full summary »

Director: Alf Sjöberg
Stars: Anita Björk, Ulf Palme, Märta Dorff
Hotel (2001)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

While a British film crew are shooting a version of The Duchess Of Malfi in Venice, they in turn are being filmed by a sleasy documentary primadonna while the strange staff share meals ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Figgis
Stars: Max Beesley, Saffron Burrows, Rhys Ifans
Co/Ma (2004)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

19 filmmakers from ten european countries selected by Mike Figgis for a Masterclass by the European Film Academy come to Slovenia in a challenging mission: to conceive, shoot, complete a ... See full summary »

Directors: Jovan Arsenic, Mike Figgis, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Aleksandra Balmazovic, Aljosa Kovacic, Thekla Reuten
Miss Julie (2013)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A beautiful and bold new adaptation of Strindberg's classic battle of the sexes play set on a Midsummer's night in a rustic mansion in 1920s Europe.

Director: Mikael Berg
Stars: Nathalie Söderqvist, Klas Ekegren, Lina Englund
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Andrew Crocker-Harris is an embittered and disliked teacher of Greek and Latin at a British public school. After nearly 20 years of service, he is being forced to retire on the pretext of ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Figgis
Stars: Albert Finney, Greta Scacchi, Matthew Modine
Timecode (2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Four frames of simultaneous action that alternately follow a smitten lesbian lover as she obsesses over her partner's dalliances and the tense goings-on of a Hollywood film production company.

Director: Mike Figgis
Stars: Jeanne Tripplehorn, Stellan Skarsgård, Salma Hayek
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Director: Mike Figgis
Stars: Sara Baras, Elena Camunez Andújar, Eva Yerbabuena
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Tam Dean Burn ...
Heathcote Williams ...
...
Sue Maund ...
...
Andrea Ollson ...
Sara Li Gustafsson ...
Bill Ellis ...
Duncan MacAskill ...
Katie Cohen ...
Helen Cooper ...
Flora Bradwell ...
Edit

Storyline

Midsummer night, 1894, in northern Sweden. The complex strictures of class bind a man and a woman. Miss Julie, the inexperienced but imperious daughter of the manor, deigns to dance at the servant's party. She's also drawn to Jean, a footman who has traveled, speaks well, and doesn't kowtow. He is engaged to Christine, a servant, and while she sleeps, Jean and Miss Julie talk through the night in the kitchen. For part of the night it's a power struggle, for part it's the bearing of souls, and by dawn, they want to break the chains of class and leave Sweden together. When Christine wakes and goes off to church, Jean and Miss Julie have their own decisions to make. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

sweden | servant | party | kitchen | waltz | See All (30) »

Taglines:

Worlds apart... bound by desire.

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

1 September 2000 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Desejos Proibidos de Miss Julie  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$6,402 (USA) (10 December 1999)

Gross:

$13,107 (USA) (17 December 1999)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Mike Figgis originally planned to make this with Nicolas Cage and Juliette Binoche. However, when he made _Leaving Las Vegas_ with Cage, the actor's salary was a manageable $200,000. Following his Oscar win, Cage's price shot up to $20 million. See more »

Connections

Version of Fröken Julie (1980) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in 1999
26 March 2000 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

This is a very intense Strindberg play, and a well-executed cinematic rendering by "Leaving Las Vegas" director Figgis.

But this project is "made" by the casting of Saffron Burrows, who gives an extraordinary, harrowing performance as Miss Julie. &nbsp; Hilary Swank was very good in "Boys Don't Cry" but, if there was a god in Hollywood, Saffron would have taken home a statue for this one. She clearly earned it.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The ending... someone fill me in please. paulagilchrist
Academy Award Nomination for Burrows thatechochorus
song sung by servants zaur-2
The original 1951 version KatrinaW
Peter Mullen Fascinated Me Charmgirl2k
Discuss Miss Julie (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page