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Seeking to escape the stifling London court society, the beautiful headstrong Lady Dona St. Columb flees to her family estate on the Cornish coast. Her new freedom swiftly brings her into ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Bonehill ... Guilliame
Jeremy Child ... Lord Feversham
Christian Cloarec Christian Cloarec ... Labouret
Anthony Delon ... Jean Aubrey
Tim Dutton ... Lord Rockingham
James Fleet ... Sir Harry
Tara Fitzgerald ... Lady Dona St. Columb
Constantine Gregory ... Killigrew
Thierry Harcourt Thierry Harcourt ... Jean-Jacques
Michael Jenn ... Rashleigh
Emma Niven Emma Niven ... Lucy
Patrick Romer Patrick Romer ... Masterson
Anna Popplewell ... Henrietta
Mika Simmons ... Prudence
Jack Snell Jack Snell ... Charles
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Seeking to escape the stifling London court society, the beautiful headstrong Lady Dona St. Columb flees to her family estate on the Cornish coast. Her new freedom swiftly brings her into contact with the dashingly handsome French privateer Jean Aubrey who sweeps her off her feet and into a world of adventure on the high seas very different from her dull and boring life at court with her husband Sir Harry. Together with Jean Aubrey and her enigmatic servant William, Lady Dona conceives a daring plan to steal a ship right from under the noses of the English authorities. The theft enrages the authorities who make every effort to trap the French Pirate. However, as the noose begins to tighten around the lovers, Lady Dona is faced with the dilemma of duty and children with Sir Harry or freedom and excitement with Jean Aubrey. Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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UK

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Release Date:

25 April 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Enseada dos Franceses See more »

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Carlton Television See more »
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Color
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Remake of 1944 film starring Joan Fontaine and Arturo de Cordova. See more »

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Version of Frenchman's Creek (1944) See more »

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In the XVIIth century,a married woman has an adventure with a pirate.
30 April 1999 | by dsm-6See all my reviews

It's a good movie. I mean, there's all you need: romance, action, suspense,... Name it, it's there! I really like the part that goes that way: her- "Where are you going? him- To Finistère, I will try to forget you... her- You won't! him- I know!" and then she goes back to her husband and Aubrey goes back to his ship and adventures with all his pirate mates.


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