Frenchman’s Creek (1998) short review

Based on the book by Daphne du Maurier, which I obviously never read, because I had NO idea that this movie was set in the 17th century or about pirates. But it is! Tara Fitzgerald is a wealthy aristocrat on the wrong side of British politics, who gets involved with a French privateer.  It’s decently well done but nothing thrilling. The costumes are nice but not spectacular.


About the author



Kendra has been a fixture in the online costuming world since the late 1990s. Her website, Démodé Couture, is one of the most well-known online resources for historical costumers. In the summer of 2014, she published a book on 18th-century wig and hair styling. Kendra is a librarian at a university, specializing in history and fashion. She’s also an academic, with several articles on fashion history published in research journals.