The French Lieutenant’s Woman (1982) short review

Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons — what more can you say? Based on the novel, this tells the story of an outcast woman in mid-19th century England and the man who befriends her, as well as the modern actors playing these characters in a film. It makes more sense when you see it.


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.