Rebecca's Daughters (1992)

Genres - Comedy  |   Run Time - 94 min.  |   Countries - Germany, UK  |  
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Set in Wales a few hundred years ago, Rebecca's Daughters stars Paul Rhys as an aristocratic member of the ruling class. Rhys is not happy with the way that the members of his social order, particularly dissipated nobleman Peter O'Toole, are taxing the Welsh peasants into nonexistence. Thus, he decides to become a man of the people-or, more accurately, a woman of the people. Disguising himself as a crusading female named Rebecca, Rhys leads a peasant revolt against the aristocracy. No, of course this isn't meant to be taken seriously.



taxes, aristocracy, against-all-odds, revolution, against-the-system, assumed-identity