The Lady and the Duke (2001)

Director
Eric Rohmer

Main cast
Jean-Claude Dreyfus; Lucy Russell; Rosette; Marie Rivière; Charlotte Véry

Genres
War, Drama, History

Description
This breathtaking, visually experimental film from New Wave director Eric Rohmer tells the true story of Grace Dalrymple Elliot (Lucy Russell), a British aristocrat trapped in Paris during the French Revolution. Determined to maintain her stiff upper lip and pampered life despite the upheaval, Grace continues her friendship with the Duke of Orléans (Jean-Claude Dreyfus) while risking her life and liberty to protect a fugitive.


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