The story of an ambitious but impoverished young man who seduces women of social class in order to improve his own prospects.
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 Julien Sorel (3 episodes, 1993)
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 Napoleon (3 episodes, 1993)
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 Madame de Renal (3 episodes, 1993)
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 Marquis de la Mole (3 episodes, 1993)
Clive Arrindell ...
 Abbé de Frilair (3 episodes, 1993)
Sarah Berger ...
 Madame Derville (3 episodes, 1993)
Stratford Johns ...
 Abbé Pirard (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Mathilde (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Comte de Croisenois (2 episodes, 1993)
Jo Ross ...
 Marquise de la Mole (2 episodes, 1993)
Christopher Brand ...
 Comte Norbert (2 episodes, 1993)
Joe Duttine ...
 François (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Abbé Castanede (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Etienette / ... (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Monsieur Valenod / ... (2 episodes, 1993)
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The story of an ambitious but impoverished young man who seduces women of social class in order to improve his own prospects.

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31 October 1993 (UK)  »

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Czerwone i czarne  »

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In part one, Julien Sorel is suggesting dresses to Madame de Rênal from her closet. He pulls out an ochre colored dress with red satin trim which Mme de Rênal refuses saying that it would be "far too ostentatious". In part three, the same dress is worn by a guest getting from a buffet table at a party in Paris. See more »

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Version of Krasnoe i chernoe (1976) See more »

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Great fun, great lesson for life...
15 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In my old COLLEGE days, reading this novel for my degree in French, WAS A MUST... but this TV SERIES IS SO MUCH EASIER AND FUN. Accurate enough to pass the test, but as usual, nothing beats the paper and ink thing.

Encourages any one to go buy the book and read it, and discover more about French culture, literature and way of life. It will also make a very good invitation for your next trip to Paris. Way out better that the Da Vinci thing so much in Fade now.

I recommend this for parents of young, quiet, but very intelligent men. It is inspiring, and teaches well: What goes around, comes around: Most of the Time with earnings!


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