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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Maggy Lunel (4 episodes, 1984)
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 Kate Browning (4 episodes, 1984)
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 Julien Mistral (4 episodes, 1984)
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 Adrien Avigdor (4 episodes, 1984)
Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu ...
 Fauve (4 episodes, 1984)
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 Jason Darcy (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Perry Kilkullen (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Paula Deslandes (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Teddy Lunel (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Frank (3 episodes, 1984)
Pierre Malet ...
 Eric Avigdor (3 episodes, 1984)
Alexandra Stewart ...
 Mary Jane Kilkullen (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Lally Longbridge (3 episodes, 1984)
Caroline Langrishe
(3 episodes, 1984)
(3 episodes, 1984)
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 Nanny Butterfield (3 episodes, 1984)
Wolf Kahler ...
 Major Schmidt (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Cardinal (3 episodes, 1984)
Françoise Brion ...
 Patricia Falkland (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Harry Klein (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Bianchi (3 episodes, 1984)
Alan Adair ...
 Maxwell Browning (3 episodes, 1984)
Sean O'Neil ...
 Louis Fairmont (3 episodes, 1984)
Jean Claudio ...
 Etienne Delage (3 episodes, 1984)
Pierre Vernier ...
 Maitre Duclos (3 episodes, 1984)
Robert Favard ...
 Maitre Fresnais (3 episodes, 1984)
Jacques Balutin ...
 Legrand (3 episodes, 1984)
Philippe Sturbelle ...
 Joseph Bernard (3 episodes, 1984)
Jacques Maury ...
 Docteur Mille (3 episodes, 1984)
Geoffrey Carey ...
 Vadim (3 episodes, 1984)
Annie Jouzier ...
 Kiki (3 episodes, 1984)
Philippe Mareuil ...
 Alain (3 episodes, 1984)
Gilles Tamiz ...
 Henri (3 episodes, 1984)
Rita Fredricks ...
 Mariette (3 episodes, 1984)
Hélène Vallier ...
 Ruth Avigdor (3 episodes, 1984)
Beth Todd ...
 Betty Arnold (3 episodes, 1984)
Suzanne Andrews ...
 Arkansas (3 episodes, 1984)
Nicolas Allen ...
 Boy (3 episodes, 1984)
James Aubrey ...
 Chase Arnold (3 episodes, 1984)
Albert Augier ...
 Taxi Driver (3 episodes, 1984)
Carina Barone ...
 Gay Barnes (3 episodes, 1984)
Renata Benedict ...
 American Woman (3 episodes, 1984)
Macha Béranger ...
 Princess Marie-Blanche (3 episodes, 1984)
Remy Bertrand ...
 Gavin (3 episodes, 1984)
Sacha Briquet ...
 Antoine (3 episodes, 1984)
Simon de La Brosse ...
 Flower Boy (3 episodes, 1984)
Judith Burnett ...
 Maid (3 episodes, 1984)
Yves Carlevaris ...
 Jean Polisson (3 episodes, 1984)
Sylvain Clément ...
 Armand (3 episodes, 1984)
Béatrice Costantini ...
 Madame Bie (3 episodes, 1984)
Janine Darcey ...
 Avigdor's Mother (3 episodes, 1984)
Jean-Claude Dauphin ...
 Jean-Luc (3 episodes, 1984)
Yann Dedet ...
 Reporter (3 episodes, 1984)
Guy Dhers ...
 Taxi Driver (3 episodes, 1984)
Genevieve Dinouart ...
 Madame Beauvoir (3 episodes, 1984)
Isabelle Duby ...
 Young Woman (3 episodes, 1984)
Bill Dunn ...
 Salesman (3 episodes, 1984)
Anne Dziubak ...
 Nadine 15 (3 episodes, 1984)
Christian Erickson ...
 Ed (3 episodes, 1984)
Sloan Fischer ...
 Reporter (3 episodes, 1984)
Huger Foote ...
 Royce (3 episodes, 1984)
Peggy Frankston ...
 Fashion Editor (3 episodes, 1984)
Steve Gadler ...
 Bill Hatfield (3 episodes, 1984)
Ginny Gates ...
 First Lady (3 episodes, 1984)
Sylvie Gregoire ...
 Epinette 16 (3 episodes, 1984)
Bertrand De Hautefort ...
 Waiter (3 episodes, 1984)
Nicholas Hawtrey ...
 Butler (3 episodes, 1984)
Karen Hayes ...
 Ivy (3 episodes, 1984)
Hervé Hiolle ...
 Elegant Man (3 episodes, 1984)
April Hyde ...
 Mrs. Sanderson (3 episodes, 1984)
Billy Kearns ...
 Sam Canfield (3 episodes, 1984)
Philippe Landoulsi ...
 Man with Black Raincoat (3 episodes, 1984)
Christa Lang ...
 Concierge (3 episodes, 1984)
Anne Lonnberg ...
 Perry's Secretary (3 episodes, 1984)
Sybil Maas ...
 2nd Lady (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Angel (3 episodes, 1984)
Christophe Merian ...
 Sentry (3 episodes, 1984)
Benjamin Moerman ...
 John (3 episodes, 1984)
Marie-Laure Monrozier ...
 Fashionable Woman (3 episodes, 1984)
Lucy Morgan ...
 Betty (3 episodes, 1984)
Michael Morris ...
 Waiter (3 episodes, 1984)
Claudia Myers ...
 Harriet 13 (3 episodes, 1984)
Didier Pain ...
 Le Patron (3 episodes, 1984)
Rebecca Pauly ...
 Falk's Secretary (3 episodes, 1984)
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 French Policeman (3 episodes, 1984)
Pascal Pistacio ...
 Waiter (3 episodes, 1984)
Gisèle Préville ...
 Comtesse (3 episodes, 1984)
Alan Rossett ...
 Waiter (3 episodes, 1984)
René Roussel ...
 Priest (3 episodes, 1984)
Liliane Rovère ...
 Woman (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Nancy (3 episodes, 1984)
Margaret Shields ...
 Monique (3 episodes, 1984)
Vincent Solignac ...
 Bad Breath (3 episodes, 1984)
Raphaëlle Spencer ...
 Teddy Child (3 episodes, 1984)
Tiffany Spencer ...
 Nadine (3 episodes, 1984)
Arch Taylor ...
 1st Man (3 episodes, 1984)
Ghislaine Valence ...
 Concierge (3 episodes, 1984)
Marion Varella ...
 Ginny Maxwell (3 episodes, 1984)
Jean-Marie Vauclin ...
 Acne (3 episodes, 1984)
Jesse Joe Walsh ...
 Porter (3 episodes, 1984)
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Beautiful and naïve Maggy Lunel arrives in Paris completely broke. She becomes an artist's model and the toast of Paris, attracting the attention of Picasso-like painter Julien Mistral, an arrogant and selfish man who places his work above everything. Their paths diverge as Mistral's art catches the eye of a rich American woman who becomes his patroness and eventually his wife. During the war years in France, Mistral collaborates with the Nazis in order to continue with his work, a decision that will come back to haunt him years later. In the meantime, Maggy has a daughter named Teddy who grows up and falls in love with Mistral with whom she has a child named Fauve. As Mistral ages, he comes to terms with his selfish past and wartime betrayal through his art, leaving a beautiful legacy for his daughter, Fauve. Written by Anonymous

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24 September 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

L'amour en héritage  »

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When Nadine visits her lawyer a reflection of the boom mic can clearly be seen in a picture as she enters his office. See more »

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Referenced in What a Girl Wants (2003) See more »

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Aber die Liebe bleibt
(Theme, German dubbed version)
Performed by Nana Mouskouri
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Glittery-glam soap with a dash of history for flavour!
7 June 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

As a kid I adored Stephanie Powers in Hart To Hart and would watch her in anything..even my childhood favourite; The Bionic Woman (sady, she was in the bigfoot episodes, the equivalent of 'jumping the shark' but I still liked her!) and recently I had a chance to see Mistral's Daughter again. It actually held up well to my now fairly sophisticated movie taste. I don't like to find flaws anyway, so I will leave that to those who enjoy that sort of thing. The cast was a wonderful assortment of talent. Stephanie was so beautiful and played the age range very well. I also found the actress who played Fauve, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu to be uniquely beautiful as well. Timothy Dalton was appealingly young and handsome though rather slight as compared to my memory of him. Stacy Keach was suitably sexy and intense, a good actor, though hard to feel much attraction to such a selfish character and the hare-lip turned me off. I loved some of the paintings used in the film though! A lot of fun especially for any seasoned TV watcher as you will see a lot of familiar and young faces, Joanna Lumley is a treat, as always. As usual some of the best acting was done by the secondary roles, in this case feature film calibre roles played by; Pierre Malet as Avigdor, who was very good, sometimes heart-wrenchingly so, Stéphane Audran as the selfless Paula and the incredible Lee Remick as the cool master manipulator with a self-destructive passion for Mistral. Sure one can find faults, but why bother? Enjoy yourself!


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