Beautiful, funny, passionate, and calculating, Becky is the orphaned daughter of a starving English artist and a French chorus girl. She yearns for a more glamorous life than her birthright promises and resolves to conquer English society by any means possible. A mere ascension into the heights of society is simply not enough. So Becky finds a patron in the powerful Marquess of Steyne whose whims enable Becky to realise her dreams. But is the ultimate cost too high for her?
- Genre: Drama, Romance
- Studio: Focus Features
- Keyword: london, england, british empire, lover, advancement, aristocrat, woman director
- Cast: Reese Witherspoon, James Purefoy, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Romola Garai, Gabriel Byrne, Rhys Ifans