Oscar (Fiennes) is a priest who gambles discreetly and donates his winnings to help the poor. Lucinda (Blanchett) is an Australian businesswoman who boldly defies society's rules. Whe they meet over an innocent game of cards, their lives are changed forever. Filled with wonderful performances and breathtaking scenery, this critically-acclaimed film from Gillian Armstrong (Little Women) has been hailed as "the most adventuresome movie yet made by one of the best filmmakers of her time." (Los Angeles Times)

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Oscar and Lucinda (1997)

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Romance/Drama · 2h 12m · 12/31/1997

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A dream. A lie. A wager. Love.

Description

Oscar (Fiennes) is a priest who gambles discreetly and donates his winnings to help the poor. Lucinda (Blanchett) is an Australian businesswoman who boldly defies society's rules. Whe they meet over an innocent game of cards, their lives are changed forever. Filled with wonderful performances and breathtaking scenery, this critically-acclaimed film from Gillian Armstrong (Little Women) has been hailed as "the most adventuresome movie yet made by one of the best filmmakers of her time." (Los Angeles Times)

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Status

Released

Languages

English, French

Countries

United Kingdom, Australia, United States

Production Company

Dalton Films

Budget

$11,000,000

Revenue

$1,897,404
Part Of
Cast
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Ralph Fiennes

Oscar Hopkins
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Cate Blanchett

Lucinda Leplastrier
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Ciarán Hinds

Reverend Dennis Hasset (as Ciaran Hinds)
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Tom Wilkinson

Hugh Stratton
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Richard Roxburgh

Mr. Jeffries
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Clive Russell

Theophilus
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Bille Brown

Percy Smith
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Josephine Byrnes

Miriam Chadwick
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Barnaby Kay

Wardley-Fish
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Barry Otto

Jimmy D'Abbs
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Linda Bassett

Betty Stratton
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Geoffrey Rush

Narrator (voice)
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Polly Cheshire

Young Lucinda
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Gillian Jones

Elizabeth Leplastrier
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Robert Menzies

Abel Leplastrier
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Adam Hayes

Young Oscar
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James Tingey

Oscar (13 Years Old)
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Matyelok Gibbs

Mrs. Williams
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Sonia Ritter

Fanny Drabble
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Will Barton

College Student
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Jonathan Markwood

College Student
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Nicholas Tennant

College Student
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Sam Newman

George Loxwood
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Nicholas Fordham

College Student
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Peter Whitford

Mr. Ahearn
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Lynette Curran

Mrs. Ahearn
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Ron Blanchard

Steamer Captain
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Colin Taylor

Frazer
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Michelle Doake

Hotel Maid
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Karen Vickery

Society Gossip
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Elspeth MacTavish

Society Gossip
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Andrea Moor

Miss Shaddock
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Leverne McDonnell

Miss Malcolm
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Geoff Morrell

Charley Fig
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Christian Manon

Mr. Tomasetti
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Douglas Hedge

Dog Pit Caller
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Lucy Knight

Belgian Girl
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Tobias Saunders

Belgian Boy
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Marianne Borgo

Belgian Grandmother
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Vanessa Seydoux

Belgian Mother
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Catherine Harvey

Melody
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Ray MacAllan

Purser's Assistant
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Mark Denny

Levanthian Steward
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Andrew Davis

Levanthian Steward
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Paul Rogers

Gambling Steward
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Matt Potter

Gambling Steward (as Matt Potter)
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Billie Pleffer

Rabbit Girl
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Louella Pleffer

Rabbit Girl
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David Page

Aboriginal Busker
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Norman Kaye

Bishop Dancer
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Michael Duggan

The Dean
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Basil Clarke

Elderly Parishoner
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Babs McMillan

Mrs. Judd
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Mary Kavanagh

Allie, Trevis Girl
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Treffyn Koreshoff

Trevis Boy
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Patrick Blackwell

The Verger
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Lucy Bell

Miss Mary Hasset
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Wing Hall

Fan Tan Croupier
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Casey Huang

Fan Tan Player
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Heng Soh

Fan Tan Player
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Chris Haywood

Mr. Judd
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Judi Farr

Mrs. Smith
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Stuart Campbell

Glassworker
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Les Dayman

Glassworks Foreman (as Leslie Dayman)
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Andre Lillis

Waiter
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Janet Foye

Diner
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Dacre King

Diner
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Andrew S. Gilbert

Expeditioner
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Sandy Winton

Expeditioner
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Damian Monk

Expeditioner
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Greg Segal

Young Carpenter
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Paul Shillingsworth

Narcod Guide
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Wallengari Karntawara

Narcod Guide
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Roy Gordon

Kumbaingiri Man
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Kevin Walker

Kumbaingiri Man
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Brett Laurie

Kumbaingiri Man
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Steve Rodgers

Man in Tavern
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Kim Hillas

Publican's Wife
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Elma Kris

Aboriginal Woman
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Fiona Press

Mrs. Trevis
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Elaine Hughes

Kumbaingiri Woman
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Philip Dodd

Government Inspector
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Patrick Andrews

Oscar's Son
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Taleah Melenhorst

Oscar's Great Great Granddaughter
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Sierra Doherty Gillin

Young Mother (uncredited)
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Mark White

Farm worker (uncredited)
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Tony Williams

Lucinda's draughtsman (uncredited)
Crew
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Gillian Armstrong

Director
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Peter Carey

Writer
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Laura Jones

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Oscar and Lucinda

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

1/11/2005

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