Explore
 Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
Categories
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »
Listal logo

The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)

Directed by


Starring (View all)
Meryl Streep Meryl Streep
Sarah and Anna
Jeremy Irons Jeremy Irons
Charles and Mike
Charlotte Mitchell Charlotte Mitchell
Mrs. Tranter
Lynsey Baxter Lynsey Baxter
Ernestina
Peter Vaughan Peter Vaughan
Mr. Freeman


Written by (View all)
John Fowles John Fowles
(novel)
Harold Pinter Harold Pinter
(screenplay)


Lists

130 votes
6,006 Movies For a Post-Covid World... (6013 items)
list by ToonHead2102
Published 11 years, 2 months ago 14 comments
113 votes
Erotic Films (146 items)
list by Petri
Published 10 years ago 5 comments
76 votes
Time Out's 1000 Films to Change Your Life (1136 items)
list by AFIoscar
Published 12 years, 10 months ago
63 votes
All Counties of England (44 items)
list by Nonfictionguy
Published 13 years, 4 months ago 11 comments
53 votes
Romantic movies (275 items)
list by iknowthat
Published 9 years, 3 months ago 4 comments

The French Lieutenant's Woman Videos



Cover art, photos and screenshots

4 votes
3 votes
3 votes
2 votes
1 vote

Reviews

A good movie

6 years, 2 months ago at May 24 9:42
To be honest, I had no idea what this movie was about so I wasn’t really sure what to expect from the damned thing but since I’m a huge fan of Meryl Streep, I was quite eager to check it out. What makes this movie interesting is that it mixes 2 dramas, a modern one and a period piece, involving somehow the same people but not exactly the same characters. I know, it sounds rather confusing but,... read more

Review

3 years, 11 months ago at Aug 26 15:44
Great story, the grat character is not this strange not too fascinating for everybody but for Irons, who descends and elavates to amour fou
View all The French Lieutenant's Woman reviews
Description: An astounding array of talent came together for the big-screen adaptation of John Fowles’s novel The French Lieutenant’s Woman, a postmodern masterpiece that had been considered unfilmable. With an ingenious script by the Nobel Prize–winning playwright Harold Pinter, British New Wave trailblazer Karel Reisz transforms Fowles’s tale of scandalous romance into an arresting, hugely entertaining movie about cinema. In Pinter’s reimagining, Jeremy Irons and Meryl Streep star in parallel narratives, as a Victorian-era gentleman and the social outcast he risks everything to love, and as the contemporary actors playing those r ... (more)
Release date: 16 October 1981
UPC: 027616866653
My tags: Add tags

Update feed

samira added this to a list 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Every Movie Ever! (13121 movies items)
Agent Kermit D. Fonz voted for an image 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 3 months, 2 weeks ago
DarthTrino added this to a list 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Películas vistas en 2021 (732 movies items)
DarthTrino added this to a list 8 months, 1 week ago
pufred added this to a list 10 months, 1 week ago
80's (371 movies items)
Libertine13 added this to a list 10 months, 1 week ago
Movies I skipped (553 movies items)
DarthTrino posted 3 images 11 months ago

samira added this to a list 1 year, 4 months ago
F (380 movies items)
nathan added this to a list 1 year, 6 months ago
Movies of 1981 (28 movies items)
Stehako added this to a list 1 year, 8 months ago
Top Ten Performances - Jeremy Irons (15 movies items)

" as Charles and as Mike "


Phoenix Feather added this to a list 2 years, 1 month ago
Seen Films: Jeremy Irons (18 movies items)
Phoenix Feather added this to a list 2 years, 1 month ago
Seen Films: Meryl Streep (48 movies items)
Phoenix Feather added this to a list 2 years, 1 month ago
Phoenix Feather's Movie Diary 2020 (537 movies items)

"(WATCHED: 22 June 2020)"


Phoenix Feather added this to a list 2 years, 1 month ago
Seen Films (1980s) (341 movies items)
Cuomi added this to a list 2 years, 7 months ago
Filmes 2020. (235 movies items)
Cuomi added this to a list 2 years, 7 months ago
Filmes 2020. (235 movies items)
Stehako added this to a list 2 years, 7 months ago
Watched in 2019: Movies (205 movies items)

"Fine acting from Irons and Streep, but the direction is mediocre and story kind of dull."


iknowthat added this to a list 3 years, 7 months ago
Romantic movies (275 movies items)
YAHEMMI added this to a list 3 years, 9 months ago
My DVD COLLECTION (7267 dvds items)
Haribo posted a image 3 years, 10 months ago

fernando posted a review 3 years, 11 months ago

“Great story, the grat character is not this strange not too fascinating for everybody but for Irons, who descends and elavates to amour fou” read more

BradWesley123 added this to a list 5 years, 2 months ago
Academy Award for Best Production Design: 1980s (50 movies items)

"Assheton Gorton (Art Director), Ann Mollo (Set Decorator) "


BradWesley123 voted for 3 images 5 years, 2 months ago

BradWesley123 posted 4 images 5 years, 2 months ago

kathy added this to a list 5 years, 6 months ago
Meryl Streep Films Viewed by Kathy (26 movies items)

" Director: Karel Reisz Starring: Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Hilton McRae, Jean Faulds, Peter Vaughan, Colin Jeavons, Liz Smith, Patience Collier, Richard Griffiths, David Warner, Alun Armstrong, Penelope Wilton, Lynsey Baxter, Emily Morgan and Leo McKern A film is being made of a story, set in 19th century England, about Charles, a biologist who's engaged to be married, but who falls in love with outcast Sarah, whose melancholy makes her leave him after a short, but passionate affair. During "


kathy posted 47 images [View All] 5 years, 6 months ago

kathy voted for 5 images 5 years, 6 months ago

moviebuff added this to a list 5 years, 8 months ago
Digitaldreamdoor's 100 Greatest Female Performance (99 movies items)

"Meryl Streep as Sasha/Anna "


diamondgirl88 added this to a list 5 years, 10 months ago
Favorite Movies (59 movies items)
JROCK1772 added this to a list 5 years, 11 months ago
America's Got Talent... Meryl Streep (71 movies items)

"Sarah / Anna"


JROCK1772 posted a image 5 years, 11 months ago

evvie added this to a list 5 years, 11 months ago
shiftmaster added this to a list 6 years, 2 months ago
johanlefourbe posted a review 6 years, 2 months ago

A good movie

“To be honest, I had no idea what this movie was about so I wasn’t really sure what to expect from the damned thing but since I’m a huge fan of Meryl Streep, I was quite eager to check it out. What makes this movie interesting is that it mixes 2 dramas, a modern one and a period piece, involving somehow the same people but not exactly the same characters. I know, it sounds rather confusing but, if you watch the damned thing, it will definitely make sense. So, the set-up was quite interesting and Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons (in his first leading part) were both really good here. Eventually, I’m afraid that this gimmick (which actually didn’t exist in the original novel, it was added to provide some kind of substitute to the 3 alternate endings provided by the book) while it was int” read more


People who liked this also liked

Rating: 7.3
Rating: 6.9
Rating: 6.5
Rating: 7
Rating: 6
Rating: 5.9
Rating: 7.5
Rating: 8.1
Rating: 7.6
Rating: 8.3
Rating: 7.6
Rating: 6.3
Rating: 7.9
Rating: 7.9
Rating: 6.9
Rating: 7.2
Rating: 5.7
Rating: 7.2
Rating: 7.2
Rating: 7.7
Rating: 7.4