The French Lieutenant's Woman (HBO)

A scandalous Victorian-era romance plays out in the past and the present in this haunting tale starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons.

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Standing alone on a windswept breakwater, a dark-cloaked woman stares out to sea, giving rise to curiosity about her mysterious past. Three-time Oscar(R) winner Meryl Streep ('The Iron Lady') is the alluring figure; Jeremy Irons plays a Victorian gentleman obsessed with her romantic aura. Leo McKern co-stars in this acclaimed 1981 film that was nominated for five Oscars(R).

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Starring: Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Leo McKern

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