Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
This faithful BBC adaptation once again brings William Makepeace Thackeray's classic satirical novel to the screen. Becky Sharp (Natasha Little) is a beautiful, clever and poor girl determined to earn a higher place in society at any cost. The Napoleonic Wars provide a dramatic backdrop as Becky sets out to manipulate various characters -- from London ballrooms to the battlefields of Waterloo.
stylized, serious, sincere, realistic, witty, captivating
blind ambition, rise to the top, romance, couple relations, rich and poor, social differences, life turned upside down, ambition, dishonesty, orphan, society, couples, power relations, napoleonic wars, manipulations, feminism, love and romance, social climbing, high society, social class, aristocrat, social climber, gentleman, empire fashion, governess ...
19th century, victorian
england, europe, london