About the Film

Midsummer night, 1894, in northern Sweden. The complex strictures of class bind a man and a woman. Miss Julie, the inexperienced but imperious daughter of the manor, deigns to dance at the servant’s party. She’s also drawn to Jean, a footman who has traveled, speaks well, and doesn’t kowtow. they want to break the chains of class and leave Sweden together. When Christine wakes and goes off to church, Jean and Miss Julie have their own decisions to make.

Director: Mike Figgis
Runtime: 103 mins
Year: 1999
Cast: Saffron Burrows, Peter Mullan, Maria Doyle Kennedy

SHARE this page: