The Gold Diggers


1h 30m 1984

Brief Synopsis

A feminist adventure tale about a beautiful blond movie star who's saved from a life of being passed from man to man by a Black Frenchwoman on horseback. Under her rescuer's questioning, the comes to understand herself as a woman and as a movie queen, sending her off on an extraordinary journey into

Film Details

Also Known As
Gold Diggers
Release Date
1984
Production Company
British Film Institute; Channel 4; Channel Four Television; Frameline Ltd
Distribution Company
British Film Institute

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

A feminist adventure tale about a beautiful blond movie star who's saved from a life of being passed from man to man by a Black Frenchwoman on horseback. Under her rescuer's questioning, the comes to understand herself as a woman and as a movie queen, sending her off on an extraordinary journey into her own past.

Cast

Julie Christie

Ruby

Colette Laffont

Celeste

Hilary Westlake

Ruby'S Mother

David Gale

Expert

Tom Osborn

Expert'S Assistant

Jacky Lansley

Tap Dancer

George Yiasoumi

Stage Manager

Trevor Stuart

Man On Stage

Keith James

Office Supervisor

Siobhan Davies

Dancer In Dream

Juliet Fisher

Dancer In Dream

Maedee Dupres

Dancer In Dream

Marilyn Mazur

Drummer

Georgie Born

Ballroom Musician

Lol Coxhill

Ballroom Musician

Dave Holland

Ballroom Musician

Kassandra Colson

Welder

Vigdis Hrefna Palsdottir

Young Ruby

Maria Petursdottir Ridgewell

Young Rub

Lucy Bennett

Young Ruby

Phil Minton

Man Following Ruby

Craig Givens

Man Following Ruby

Steve Goodstone

Man Following Ruby

Doug Bather

Man Following Ruby

Fergus Early

Man Following Ruby

Dennis Greenwood

Man Following Ruby

Sheba The Horse

Rose Barber

Barbara Bermel

Ursula Bhut

Maxine Braham

Honora Burke

Karin Charlesworth

Lisa Clifton

Joy Constantinides

Susan Cowling

Sally Cranfield

Tracey Eddon

Sadie Eden

Joyce Freeman

Vanessa Haines

Maureen Hanscombe

Judith Herbert

Esther Hingle

Michele John

Judith Knight

Bridget Lacey-fisher

Bay Leahy

Bunty Mathias

Beth Millikin

Janice Murphy

Vera Murray

Judith Nelmes

Marie Shardlow

Suzanne Skey

Corinne Skinner-carter

Lorraine Smith

Joan Thompson

Nicola Wade

Mark Allington

Peter Cross

Frank Dowling

Noel Drennan

Simon English

George Hunt

Alf Hurley

Brian Johnston

Johnny Maxim

Dugal Muller

Ralph Oswick

Malcolm Ross

Graham Skidmore

Arthur Sweet

Ray Tanva

Colin Thomas

Peter Vetter

Sean Walsh

Barry Wilkinson

Tommy Winward

Bjorn Br. Bjornsson

Snorri Borgarsson

Thorvaldur Fridriksson

Hjalti Gislason

Petur Gudmundsson

Gudjon Gudlaugsson

Steingrimure Gudmundsson

Oskar Halldorsson

Sveinbjoren Halldorsson

Hreinn Jonsson

Ingi Thor Olafsson

Arni Oskarsson

Volungur Oskarsson

Sigurdua Thorisson

Bjorn Torfe

Torfi H Tulinus

Marilyn Mazur

Performer

Eleanor Sloan

Performer

Film Details

Also Known As
Gold Diggers
Release Date
1984
Production Company
British Film Institute; Channel 4; Channel Four Television; Frameline Ltd
Distribution Company
British Film Institute

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States January 1994

Released in United States July 1984

Released in United States Winter February 12, 1988

Feature directorial debut for filmmaker Sally Potter.

Released in United States January 1994 (Shown in New York City (Walter Reade) January 14-15, 1994.)

Released in United States Winter February 12, 1988

Released in United States July 1984 (Shown at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (International Cinema - Europe) July 5-20, 1984.)