MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,411 this week

Rouge et noir (1954)
"Le rouge et le noir" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  8 April 1958 (USA)
6.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.9/10 from 317 users  
Reviews: 3 user

It's no holds barred for Julian in pursuit of upward mobility. Although expected to channel career aspirations into the Church of the post- Napoleonic era, his intensely romantic liaisons ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(novel), , 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - Guardians of the Galaxy

In the latest episode of IMDb: What to Watch, Keith Simanton talks with director James Gunn and actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Vin Diesel about their movie Guardians of the Galaxy.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 393 titles
created 08 Jul 2012
 
a list of 44 titles
created 14 Jun 2013
 
a list of 170 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 25 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 42 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Rouge et noir" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Rouge et noir (1954)

Rouge et noir (1954) on IMDb 6.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Rouge et noir.
3 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The first to die in an epidemic of meningitis in Vera Cruz is a French tourist. His wife Nellie, detached and indifferent, feels little grief and realizes that her coldness is her own doom.... See full summary »

Directors: Yves Allégret, Rafael E. Portas
Stars: Michèle Morgan, Gérard Philipe, Carlos López Moctezuma
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Fabrice del Dongo, a young archbishop, gives his all to romance rather than to the Church, creating complications for everyone around. The Countess of San Severina, is but one of the women ... See full summary »

Director: Christian-Jaque
Stars: Renée Faure, Lucien Coëdel, Louis Salou
Life Together (1958)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The writer Pierre Carot became rich and famous with his book "Life as a Couple", which was based on the loving relationships of four couples. Now he's setting up his will and wants to leave... See full summary »

Director: Clément Duhour
Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Danielle Darrieux, Sophie Desmarets
Le joueur (1958)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Claude Autant-Lara
Stars: Gérard Philipe, Liselotte Pulver, Françoise Rosay
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Juliette Merteuil and Valmont is a sophisticated couple, always looking for fun and excitement. Both have sexual affairs with others and share their experiences with one another. But there ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Vadim
Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Gérard Philipe, Annette Stroyberg
The Red Inn (1951)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A group of travelers, including a monk, stay in a lonely inn in the mountains. The host confesses the monk his habit of serving poisoned soup to the guests, to rob their possessions and to ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Autant-Lara
Stars: Fernandel, Françoise Rosay, Marie-Claire Olivia
The Scarlet and the Black (TV Mini-Series 1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The story of an ambitious but impoverished young man who seduces women of social class in order to improve his own prospects.

Stars: Ewan McGregor, Christopher Fulford, Alice Krige
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Two men, a painter and a poor guy, have to cross over Paris by night during World War II and to deliver black market meat. As they walk along dark Parisian streets, they encounter various ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Autant-Lara
Stars: Jean Gabin, Bourvil, Jeannette Batti
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A French lieutenant makes a bet that he can seduce any woman in town in the two weeks before his regiment leaves for maneuvers, but his chosen target (a Parisian divorcée) isn't like other girls he's known.

Director: René Clair
Stars: Michèle Morgan, Gérard Philipe, Jean Desailly
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Michel has stolen from his employer, Mr Bellanger, for the love of Juliette. He is now in jail. One night, while sleeping in his cell, he wakes up all of a sudden, the gates open and he ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Carné
Stars: Gérard Philipe, Suzanne Cloutier, Jean-Roger Caussimon
Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

During World War I, the star-crossed affair of an underage French student with a woman engaged to a soldier.

Director: Claude Autant-Lara
Stars: Micheline Presle, Gérard Philipe, Denise Grey
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

From the Louis Hemon novel "M. Ripois and His Nemesis" about Andre Ripois, a philanderer in pursuit of love and riches from Paris to London. Andre is breaking up with his wife, Catherine, ... See full summary »

Director: René Clément
Stars: Gérard Philipe, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
Antonella Lualdi ...
Jean Mercure ...
Jean Martinelli ...
M. de Rénal
Antoine Balpêtré ...
Anna-Maria Sandri ...
Elisa
André Brunot ...
Mirko Ellis ...
Suzanne Nivette ...
Marquise de la Mole
Pierre Jourdan ...
Jacques Varennes ...
Le président du tribunal
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jean-Marie Amato ...
Le bottier
Jacques Beauvais
Robert Berri ...
Edit

Storyline

It's no holds barred for Julian in pursuit of upward mobility. Although expected to channel career aspirations into the Church of the post- Napoleonic era, his intensely romantic liaisons propel him forward at a pace he cannot control. Written by <incite@netwiz.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

8 April 1958 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rouge et noir  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (longer) | (New York opening)

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

After Marlon Brando had finished his stage commitment to "Streetcar Named Desire," Claude Autant-Lara wanted the young actor, who had not yet made a movie, for "The Red and the Black." He paid for Brando's transportation to Paris to meet with him. Although Brando loved the French capitol, plans for the movie were delayed, and the film was not made until 1954 with Gerard Philipe. See more »

Connections

Version of The Secret Courier (1928) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

The Army and the Church
6 February 2012 | by See all my reviews

Claude Autant-Lara had intended a three and a half hours movie,but the producers were not prepared to accept it;two shows a day was not profitable for an expensive movie filmed in color ,which was rare in France of the fifties;the precedent user was probably right when he wrote about the producers'cuts .SO the movie was divided into two parts ; the audience had to come twice (and to pay twice of course!) Autant-Lara was an auteur:his then anti-clericalism ,anti-militarism and he held in contempt the bourgeoisie (no Chabrol did not invent it,nor the N.V),hypocrisy and so called sacred values ."Douce" and "LE Diable Au Corps,among others,had already been released .The story like,romantic ,human side of the novel is almost absent .Madame De Rénal (who could remind the viewers of the female role of "Le Diable Au Corps" and mainly Mathilde De La Môle are relegated to supporting parts:and however they are played by Danielle Darrieux and Italian beauty Antonella Lualdi (co-production outcome)!The director and his screenwriters,Bost and Aurenche focused on the social side :Julien,a carpenter's son,dreams of social promotion ,but he does not belong there ,in the world of privileged persons ,protected by the Red (the army) and the Black (religion) .He puts his head in the guillotine because he is an intruder under the very reactionary reign of Charles the Tenth,like the young student of "Diable" or the proletarian couple of "Douce"....and later the conscientious objector in "Tu Ne Tueras Point".


2 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Rouge et noir (1954) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?