She is de Winter of this Content

She is de Winter of this Content

Rebecca de Mornay’s extraordinary character, Sabine, is the one exception to the two-dimensional tropes which embody the other female characters. She is the only woman in the film with real purpose, or character, since she has actual reason to behave the way she does, and perhaps because of her prominence in the Dumas novel, is an important part of the overarching narrative.