DVD Reveiw: The Rose of Versailles, Part One

The-Rose-of-Versailles-Part-1-Limited-Edition-postThe Rose of Versailles, Part One

Nozomi Entertainment

General Jarjayes, commander of the French palace guards, finally cracks when his wife gives birth to the couple’s sixth daughter.  Desperate for an heir to take his place, the general decides to raise his youngest girl as a boy, Oscar François de Jarjayes.

The general doesn’t fool anyone, of course; but Oscar becomes a soldier of such fine skill and character that everyone accepts her regardless. Continue reading