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Oscar and Lucinda

132 min
Drama | Romance
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Gillian Armstrong
Nominated for Oscar. Another 10 wins & 6 nominations
Country: USA
Release Date: 1997-12-31
Filming Locations: Boscastle, Cornwall, England, UK
Opening Weekend: $137,163 (USA) (4 January 1998)
Gross: $1,508,689 (USA) (15 March 1998)
Ralph Fiennes
Oscar Hopkins
Cate Blanchett
Lucinda Leplastrier
Ciarán Hinds
Reverend Dennis Hasset (as Ciaran Hinds)
Tom Wilkinson
Hugh Stratton
Richard Roxburgh
Mr. Jeffries
Clive Russell
Bille Brown
Percy Smith
Josephine Byrnes
Miriam Chadwick
Barnaby Kay
Barry Otto
Jimmy D'Abbs
Linda Bassett
Betty Stratton
Geoffrey Rush
Narrator (voice)
Polly Cheshire
Young Lucinda
Gillian Jones
Elizabeth Leplastrier
Robert Menzies
Abel Leplastrier
Adam Hayes
Young Oscar
James Tingey
Oscar (13 Years Old)
Sonia Ritter
Fanny Drabble
Will Barton
College Student
Jonathan Markwood
College Student
Nicholas Tennant
College Student
Sam Newman
George Loxwood
Nicholas Fordham
College Student
Peter Whitford
Mr. Ahearn
Lynette Curran
Mrs. Ahearn
Ron Blanchard
Steamer Captain
Colin Taylor
Michelle Doake
Hotel Maid
Karen Vickery
Society Gossip
Elspeth MacTavish
Society Gossip
Andrea Moor
Miss Shaddock
Leverne McDonnell
Miss Malcolm
Geoff Morrell
Charley Fig
Christian Manon
Mr. Tomasetti
Douglas Hedge
Dog Pit Caller
Lucy Knight
Belgian Girl
Tobias Saunders
Belgian Boy
Marianne Borgo
Belgian Grandmother
Vanessa Seydouk
Belgian Mother
Catherine Harvey
Ray MacAllan
Purser's Assistant
Mark Denny
Levanthian Steward
Andrew Davis
Levanthian Steward
Paul Rogers
Gambling Steward
Matt Potter
Gambling Steward (as Matt Potter)
Billie Pleffer
Rabbit Girl
Louella Pleffer
Rabbit Girl
David Page
Aboriginal Busker
Norman Kaye
Bishop Dancer
Michael Duggan
The Dean
Basil Clarke
Elderly Parishoner
Babs McMillan
Mrs. Judd
Mary Kavanagh
Allie, Trevis Girl
Treffyn Koreshoff
Trevis Boy
Patrick Blackwell
The Verger
Lucy Bell
Miss Mary Hasset
Wing Hall
Fan Tan Croupier
Casey Huang
Fan Tan Player
Heng Soh
Fan Tan Player
Chris Haywood
Mr. Judd
Judi Farr
Mrs. Smith
Stuart Campbell
Les Dayman
Glassworks Foreman (as Leslie Dayman)
Andre Lillis
Janet Foye
Dacre King
Andrew S. Gilbert
Sandy Winton
Damian Monk
Greg Segal
Young Carpenter
Paul Shillingsworth
Narcod Guide
Wallengari Karntawara
Narcod Guide
Roy Gordon
Kumbaingiri Man
Kevin Walker
Kumbaingiri Man
Brett Laurie
Kumbaingiri Man
Steve Rodgers
Man in Tavern
Kim Hillas
Publican's Wife
Elma Kris
Aboriginal Woman
Fiona Press
Mrs. Trevis
Elaine Hughes
Kumbaingiri Woman
Philip Dodd
Government Inspector
Patrick Andrews
Oscar's Son
Taleah Melenhorst
Oscar's Great Great Granddaughter
Sierra Doherty Gillin
Young Mother (uncredited)
Tony Williams
Lucinda's draughtsman (uncredited)
Did you know?
At the end of the movie, Oscar and Miriam's son is christened Oscar Theophilus Peter. Theophilus is Oscar's father, and Peter Carey is the writer of the original novel.
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Oscar & Lucinda race each other in scrubbing a passageway - but in doing so, they crawl over their handiwork. For a clean floor, you scrub going backwards.
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Oscar: We bet that there is a God. 1 of 1 found this interesting Interesting? Yes No | Share this Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink Hide options [In his letter to Lucinda] Oscar: I dare not hope, and yet I must that through this deed I gain your trust. Is this interesting? Interesting? Yes No | Share this Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink Hide options [On seeing the glass model] Oscar: It is like a kennel for God's angels. Is this interesting? Interesting? Yes No | Share this Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink Hide options Lucinda: You will preach what you do not believe to men who do not care. Is this interesting? Interesting? Yes No | Share this Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink Hide options Narrator: In order that I exist, two gamblers, one obsessive, the other compulsive, must meet.
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Photos from cast
Matyelok Gibbs