Young Helene Junot (Catherine Mary Stewart) witnesses the death of her mother at the hands of Nazis. Separated from her brother, Edmund (Timothy Dalton), by the war, Helene goes to work at ... See full summary »
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Joan Collins ...  Helene Junot 3 episodes, 1986
Jean-Pierre Aumont ...  Count De Ville 3 episodes, 1986
Marisa Berenson ...  Luba Tcherina 3 episodes, 1986
Steven Berkoff ...  Karl Von Eiderfeld 3 episodes, 1986
Joseph Bologna ...  Steve Bryant 3 episodes, 1986
Elizabeth Bourgine ...  Jeanne 3 episodes, 1986
Judi Bowker ...  Natalie Junot 3 episodes, 1986
Capucine ...  Odile 3 episodes, 1986
Neil Dickson ...  Hubert De Ville 3 episodes, 1986
James Farentino ...  David Westfield 3 episodes, 1986
Paul Freeman ...  Mueller 3 episodes, 1986
Arielle Dombasle ...  Jacqueline Gore 3 episodes, 1986
Allen Garfield ...  Adam Gore 3 episodes, 1986
Giancarlo Giannini ...  Marcello D'itri 3 episodes, 1986
Lauren Hutton ...  ZZ Bryant 3 episodes, 1986
Gene Kelly ...  Eric Hovland 3 episodes, 1986
Catherine Mary Stewart ...  Young Helene 3 episodes, 1986
William Allen Young ...  Jacques Danvers 3 episodes, 1986
Timothy Dalton ...  Edmund Junot 3 episodes, 1986
Féodor Atkine ...  Chameleon 3 episodes, 1986
Faith Brook ...  Julie Westfield 3 episodes, 1986
John McEnery ...  Defense Lawyer 3 episodes, 1986
Régine ...  Madame Liu 3 episodes, 1986
Alexandra Stewart ...  Countess 3 episodes, 1986
Peter Vaughan ...  Chief Prosecutor 3 episodes, 1986
Michael Morris Michael Morris ...  Wade 2 episodes, 1986
Brigitte Kahn Brigitte Kahn ...  Von Eiderfeld's Assistant 2 episodes, 1986
Viviane Ventura ...  Odette 2 episodes, 1986
Claude Villers Claude Villers ...  Skouri 2 episodes, 1986
Elisabeth Mortensen Elisabeth Mortensen ...  Frau Eiderfeld 2 episodes, 1986
Fanny Mousseau Fanny Mousseau ...  Model 1 2 episodes, 1986
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Young Helene Junot (Catherine Mary Stewart) witnesses the death of her mother at the hands of Nazis. Separated from her brother, Edmund (Timothy Dalton), by the war, Helene goes to work at the chateau of the Count De Ville (Jean-Pierre Aumont). There she falls in love with his son, Hubert (Neil Dickson), 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 (Dame Joan Collins) looks for her lost brother and seeks justice for her family. Along the way, she makes many enemies who band together to destroy her.

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Last acting role of Gene Kelly (Eric Hovland). 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 thomandybishSee 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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2 February 1986 (USA) See more »

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