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Scarlet and Black (1993)
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Scarlet and Black (1993)
Original name: The Scarlet and the Black
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 238 min.
Story: The story of an ambitious but impoverished young man who seduces women of social class in order to improve his own prospects in 19th century France.
Style: romantic
Plot: female nudity, deception, ambition, poverty, ambitious, talent, hypocrisy, young man, male nudity, social satire, passion, love interest, class society, social class
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: france

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