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Release Date: May 10th, 2002

DVD Release Date: October 1st, 2002

PG-13|2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary
The tale of a beautiful, royalist English gentlewoman living perilously in France during the Revolution, and her sometimes affectionate, sometimes tempestuous relationship with Philippe, Duke of Orleans, a cousin of King Louis XVI but nonetheless a supporter of revolutionary ideas. The Lady manages to persuade the Duke to rescue an outlaw, but fails to keep him from voting for the King's execution.

Cast: Lucy Russell, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, François Marthouret, Leonard Cobiant, Caroline Morin, Alain Libolt, Daniel Tarrare, Charlotte Véry

Director: Éric Rohmer

Genres: Historical drama

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics

Keywords: Friendship, France, Escape, Pursuit, Forbidden love, Melodramatic, Brooding

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