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The Misadventures of Margaret

A Feature film by Brian Skeet

Release in France : 23/12/1998

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Margaret is a writer whose safe, orderly existence and seven-year marriage to a professor of English come apart at the seams when she embarks on the translation of a journal in which an 18th-century Frenchman describes the emotional and sexual emancipation of a girl he has seduced. Her work raises questions and fantasies in Margaret’s mind, whipping her life into a crazy whirlwind that engulfs her husband, family and friends.


When I first read Rameau’s Niece, I felt it was a delicious combination of a rather broad satire of the New York cultural elite and eighteenth century erotic farce. I was struck by how much it reminded me of the screwball comedies of the 1930s and 40s — films which had wit, humor and strong female protagonists who were glamorous and sexy and intelligent and independent . (Brian Skeet)

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Screenwriter :

Brian Skeet

Sound Recordist :

Peter Glossop

Editor :

Clare Douglas

Costume designer :

Edi Giguere

Director of Photography :

Romain Winding

Press Attaché (film) :

Dominique Segall

Production Designer :

Martin Childs

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Feature film

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Great Britain, France

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Minority French (Great Britain, France)

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1 h 33 min

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