Miss Julie
Miss Julie (1999)

It is a midsummer's eve and the old Old Count departs his estate to celebrate elsewhere. He leaves his beautiful daughter Julie, the last in the long line of his noble family. Miss Julie is despondent after the breaking off of her… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 10, 1999
DVD Release Date: May 30, 2000
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Critic Score: 39% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

Intermittently powerful, though not really engaging, this new Figgis version suffers from poor conception of Strindberg's noted play and mediocre acting by Saffron Burrows in the lead; as the servant, Peter Mulan is quite good.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An intense screen adaptation of August Strindberg's drama about two people caught up in power plays.

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Brandon Judell
Detour Magazine

Elegant and hard hitting, this superbly staged battle between the sexes is never less than intriguing.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

That faint, whirring sound you hear may be Strindberg himself, spinning in his grave.

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Michael Dequina

Other than that split screen scene, no convincing argument is made to translate the story from the stage to film.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Lafe Fredbjornson
Mike Figgis' stage play translated artistically to the screen. It's a nicely lit historical manor; most of the action is in the kitchen, where the… More
Mark Abell
A brutal look at the inequalities between men and women and between members of the upper and lower classes. The two main characters, Miss Julie (Saffron… More
Leo L
An interesting movie.