Young Helene Junot witnesses the death of her mother at the hands of Nazis. Separated from her brother, Edmund, by the war, Helene goes to work at the chateau of the Count De Ville. There ... See full summary »
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 Helene Junot 3 episodes, 1986
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 Edmund Junot 3 episodes, 1986
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 Count De Ville 3 episodes, 1986
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 Luba Tcherina 3 episodes, 1986
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 Karl Von Eiderfeld 3 episodes, 1986
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 Steve Bryant 3 episodes, 1986
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 Natalie Junot 3 episodes, 1986
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 Hubert De Ville 3 episodes, 1986
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 Jacqueline Gore 3 episodes, 1986
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 David Westfield 3 episodes, 1986
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 Adam Gore 3 episodes, 1986
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 Marcello D'itri 3 episodes, 1986
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 ZZ Bryant 3 episodes, 1986
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 Eric Hovland 3 episodes, 1986
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 Young Helene Junot 3 episodes, 1986
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 Jacques Danvers 3 episodes, 1986
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 Chameleon 3 episodes, 1986
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 Julie Westfield 3 episodes, 1986
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 Defense Lawyer 3 episodes, 1986
Régine ...
 Madame Liu 3 episodes, 1986
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 Countess 3 episodes, 1986
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 Chief Prosecutor 3 episodes, 1986
Karen Hayley ...
 Young Natalie 3 episodes, 1986
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Young Helene Junot witnesses the death of her mother at the hands of Nazis. Separated from her brother, Edmund, by the war, Helene goes to work at the chateau of the Count De Ville. There she falls in love with his son, to the Count's objection. She leaves for Paris where she becomes a fashion model and moves up the ladder of success, even becoming the mistress of her former employer. As she builds a magazine empire, Helene looks for her lost brother and seeks justice for her family. Along the way, she makes many enemies who band together to destroy her. Written by Anonymous

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Joan Collins' eighty-five costume changes set a record for most costume changes in one production. See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Ron Reagan/The Nelsons (1986) See more »

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Hard To Be Tender
(Title Song)
Performed by Carly Simon
Music by Francis Lai
Lyrics by Carly Simon & Jacob Brackman
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toothsome trash
7 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

Joan Collins was at the height of her popularity when she made this monument to gaudy excess. Collins plays a young French woman who suffers at the hands of the Nazis in occupied France, sees her mother die, loses her brother and sister, becomes a fashion designer, builds her own couture house, falls in and out of love, and uses her fortune from peddling fashion to seek out her lost siblings. All, of course, while looking fabulous in period and couture costumes(can't disappoint all the DYNASTY fans, after all!)Melodramatic and hammy, but engaging if you're in the mood for glitzy trash.


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