Weary of her very public life in Paris, an aging courtesan takes her orphaned niece from her convent home and relocates to Monte Carlo to begin a new life. Determined to bury the past, the ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(novel),
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

A Hazard of Hearts (TV Movie 1987)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

When compulsive gambler Sir Giles Staverley has lost his estate and all his money playing dice, he realises that he only has one thing left of value: his daughter Serena. In a final game, ... See full summary »

Director: John Hough
Stars: Diana Rigg, Edward Fox, Helena Bonham Carter
Duel of Hearts (TV Movie 1991)
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Lady Caroline Faye meets Lord Vane Brecon and is attracted to him. When she finds out that he is being accused of a murder he did not commit, she sets out to prove him innocent, and takes a... See full summary »

Director: John Hough
Stars: Alison Doody, Michael York, Geraldine Chaplin
The Lady and the Highwayman (TV Movie 1989)
Adventure | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Swashbuckling tale of romance, betrayal, jealousy, banditry, murder and court intrigue set in the 1660s, during the Restoration to the English throne of King Charles II.

Director: John Hough
Stars: Emma Samms, Oliver Reed, Claire Bloom
Jane Eyre (1996)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls. There she learns to become a teacher and eventually seeks ... See full summary »

Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Stars: William Hurt, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Anna Paquin
Riders (TV Movie 1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Arrogant aristocrat Rupert Campbell-Black has a high social position, woman at his feet, money and fame in the world of show jumping... See full synopsis »

Director: Gabrielle Beaumont
Stars: Marcus Gilbert, Michael Praed, Arabella Tjye
A Pattern of Roses (TV Movie 1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark
Stars: Suzanna Hamilton, Stuart MacKenzie, Joe Ritchie
The Inheritance (TV Movie 1997)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

At the lush Evenswood estate in Concord, Massachusetts, Edith Adelon, a beautiful orphan, lives as the paid companion to the daughter of the wealthy Hamilton family, although they regard ... See full summary »

Director: Bobby Roth
Stars: Cari Shayne, Brigitta Dau, Paul Anthony Stewart
La maschera (1988)
Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A debauched nobleman offers himself to a beautiful woman, but she is repelled by his advances. He dons a mask and tries again, and this time is more successful. But the mask cannot conceal ... See full summary »

Director: Fiorella Infascelli
Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Maloney, Feodor Chaliapin Jr.
Lady Jane (1986)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a ... See full summary »

Director: Trevor Nunn
Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Cary Elwes, John Wood
The Girl (TV Movie 1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In mid-19th century Yorkshire, Hannah Boyle is left with the family of Matthew Thornton, the man her dying mother claims fathered her. Ill-treated by Thornton's bitter and vindictive wife ... See full summary »

Director: David Wheatley
Stars: Siobhan Flynn, Jonathan Cake, Mark Benton
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Meet Pursuit Delange tells the story of three old school friends who are forced by circumstance to live together in genteel poverty in an old groundsman's hut tacked onto the back of a ramshackle cricket pavilion.

Director: Howard Webster
Stars: Keyah Beckford, Stefan Booth, Peter Bowles
The Flame Is Love (TV Movie 1979)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Director: Michael O'Herlihy
Stars: Linda Purl, Shane Briant, Timothy Dalton
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Emilie / Mme. Bluet
...
The Rajah
...
...
Jeanne
Fiona Fullerton ...
Lady Violet
...
Mistral
Marcus Gilbert ...
Lord Robert Stanford
Jolyon Baker ...
Prince Nicholas
...
Lady Drayton
...
Lord Drayton
Gareth Hunt ...
Dalton
...
Alphonse
Helen Cherry ...
Mother Superior
...
Countess Kissler
Maxine Audley ...
Lady Stanford
Edit

Storyline

Weary of her very public life in Paris, an aging courtesan takes her orphaned niece from her convent home and relocates to Monte Carlo to begin a new life. Determined to bury the past, the courtesan Madame Bluet becomes the respectable Countess de Secret, and her niece Mistral, Mademoiselle Phantome. Soon, the secretive Countess and the beautiful Mlle. Phantome are the talk of Monte Carlo. Mistral finds herself surrounded by admirers - some with less than honorable intentions, while her aunt plots a long-awaited revenge. Will Mistral's chance for happiness be destroyed when her aunt's plot and past are revealed? Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| | | |

Language:

Release Date:

2 April 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Barbara Cartland's Ein Phantom in Monte Carlo - Das Schicksal von Mistral  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Last film of Maxine Audley. See more »

Soundtracks

On Wings of Song
(uncredited)
(soprano at concert)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Soooo bad...
8 August 2004 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

Well, what can you say about a Barbara Cartland adaptation?

There are some amazing actors in this (Oliver Reed, Sarah Miles, Christopher Plummer) but they clearly are clocking up the money.

Lysette Anthony and Marcus Gilbert have appeared in two other Cartland epics - Anthony with Hugh Grant (who looks suitably embarrassed) and Gilbert with Helena Bonham Carter.

If you really want to see a "watchable" adaptation of Cartland, the Bonham Carter one is the one to go for ("A Hazard of Hearts" - what a title!!). Gilbert is the weak link in that, but Bonham Carter is suitably beautiful and of course can actually act, and the rest of the cast play it to the hilt with tongues firmly in cheek (Edward Fox & Diana Rigg)


6 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss A Ghost in Monte Carlo (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?