Dec 31, 1997 · Directed by Gillian Armstrong. With Ralph Fiennes, Cate Blanchett, Ciarán Hinds, Tom Wilkinson. In mid-1800s England, Oscar is a young Anglican priest, a misfit and an outcast, but with the soul of an angel. As a boy, even though from a strict Pentecostal family, he felt God told him through a sign to leave his father and his faith and join the Church of England.6.6/10(6.2K). Oscar and Lucinda is set both in England and in Australia in the 19th century. In England, Oscar Hopkins is the son of a non-Anglican, religious fundamentalist who is also a naturalist, and up until he is about 15 Oscar grows up with the reassurance that he is among the saved.Cited by: 27.
Oscar and Lucinda meet on a ship going to Australia; once there, they are for different reasons ostracized from society, and as a result "join forces" together. Oscar and Lucinda are both passionate gamblers, and Lucinda bets Oscar her entire inheritance that he cannot transport the glass church to the Outback safely. Jul 11, 2018 · Oscar and Lucinda: movie tie-in edition (Vintage International) - Kindle edition by Peter Carey. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Oscar and 3.2/5(86).
Oscar eventually leaves his father's home for good. Lucinda notices that her mother is sick, and later we learn that she has died. TOPICS TO TALK ABOUT; Differing forms of religion and believes through the times (ie. Oscar's father is a strict religious man who believes that Christmas is a pagan activity). Gambling and those who become addicted.