The Rose of Versailles

The Rose of Versailles

TV-14
  • Adventure
  • Drama
  • Romance

Description

The setting is in France, before and during the French Revolution. In the early part of the series, the main character is the young, flighty Queen of France, Marie Antoinette, however later the focus of the story shifts to a woman named Oscar Francois de Jarjayes. Oscar's father, General Jarjayes, despaired over never getting a son (he had six daughters),...Read More and decided to raise his youngest daughter as a man. He trained her well in the arts of fencing, horsemanship, and medieval combat. Oscar often practiced her skills with her best friend, companion and (technically) servant, Andre Grandier, whom she almost always defeated. Andre was the grandson of her nanny and thus they spent most of their time together in harmonic friendship; near the end of the story, this blossomed into mutual love. Read Less