Oscar and Lucinda (1997)

Director
Gillian Armstrong

Main cast
Ralph Fiennes; Cate Blanchett; Ciarán Hinds; Tom Wilkinson; Richard Roxburgh

Genres
Drama, Romance

Description
After a childhood of abuse by his evangelistic father, misfit Oscar Hopkins becomes an Anglican minister and develops a divine obsession with gambling. Lucinda Leplastrier is a rich Australian heiress shopping in London for materials for her newly acquired glass factory back home. Deciding to travel to Australia as a missionary, Oscar meets Lucinda aboard ship, and a mutual obsession blossoms. They make a wager that will alter each of their destinies.


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