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Lady Oscar

Lady Oscar

A Feature film by Jacques Demy

Release in France : 19/02/1997

    Synopsis

    Oscar Françoise de Jarjayes (Catriona MacColl) is a young woman whose father, a career military man, wanted a boy. After she was born her father took to dressing Oscar in boy's clothes and raising her as a man. Privately Oscar acknowledges her feminine side, she dresses as a man and gains an honored position as a guard of Marie Antoinette (Christina Bohm). In her youth, Oscar is in love with Andre (Barry Stokes), the son of the family's housekeeper. Years later, when the French Revolution begins, Oscar and Andre's paths cross for the first time in years. With the assault on the Bastille, Oscar and Andre find themselves fighting on opposite sides of the revolution.

    Actors (23)

    Production and distribution

    Full credits (15)

    Screenwriters :

    Jacques Demy, Patricia Louisianna Knop

    Camera Operator :

    Charles-Henri Montel

    Assistant editors :

    Marie-Jo Audiard, Sherazade Saadi

    Music Composer :

    Michel Legrand

    Stunt performer :

    André Cagnard

    Director of Photography :

    Jean Penzer

    Costume designer :

    Jacqueline Moreau

    Location managers :

    Catherine Mazieres, Jean Pieuchot

    Assistant Operators :

    Michel Coteret, François Lartigue

    Production Manager :

    Alain Coiffier

    Production Designer :

    Bernard Evein

    Foley artist :

    Jean-Pierre Lelong

    Casting :

    Anita Benoist

    Choreographer :

    René Goliard

    Sound Mixer :

    Paul Bertault

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama, Historical

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    Japan, France, Great Britain

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Japan, France, Great Britain)

    Production year :

    1978

    French release :

    19/02/1997

    Runtime :

    1 h 57 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    91693

    Visa issue date :

    13/02/1997

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    2.35

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (4)

    Director