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The incredible life of novelist George Sand is explored with a particular focus on her romance with the famed musician Frédéric Chopin.
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Rosemary Harris ...  Aurore Dupin / ... 7 episodes, 1974
Marina McConnell Marina McConnell ...  Ursule Josse 7 episodes, 1974
Lewis Fiander ...  Casimir Dudevant 5 episodes, 1974
Jonathan Newth ...  Hippolyte Chatiron 4 episodes, 1974
George Chakiris ...  Frédéric Chopin 4 episodes, 1974
Tim Desmond Tim Desmond ...  Maurice 4 episodes, 1974
Sinéad Cusack ...  Marie Dorval 3 episodes, 1974
Brian Blessed ...  Albert Grzymala 3 episodes, 1974
Alan Howard ...  Prosper Merimée 2 episodes, 1974
Leon Vitali ...  Jules Sandeau 2 episodes, 1974
Jeremy Irons ...  Franz Liszt 2 episodes, 1974
Joyce Redman ...  Sophie Dupin de Francueil 2 episodes, 1974
Graham Faulkner ...  Maurice Dudevant-Sand 2 episodes, 1974
Georgina Hale ...  Solange Dudevant-Sand 2 episodes, 1974
Kathleen Byron ...  Jane Stirling 2 episodes, 1974
Iona Christie Iona Christie ...  Solange 2 episodes, 1974
Basil Henson Basil Henson ...  Comte de Vigny 2 episodes, 1974
Jean Rimmer Jean Rimmer ...  Louise Jedrzejevicz 2 episodes, 1974
Christopher Sandford ...  Sainte-Beuve 2 episodes, 1974
John Sommerville John Sommerville ...  Fernand de Preaulx 2 episodes, 1974
Angela Strachan Angela Strachan ...  Solange 2 episodes, 1974
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The incredible life of novelist George Sand is explored with a particular focus on her romance with the famed musician Frédéric Chopin.

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English

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16 November 1975 (USA) See more »

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(7 parts)

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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One of Masterpiece Theater's best
17 December 2006 | by sarajasmine8See all my reviews

A fascinating historical personality makes for a stellar miniseries. Yes, it was definitely in color. Rosemary Harris is indeed a wonder, and for masculine eye candy there is George Chakiris ("West Side Story") and Jeremy Irons. Oddly enough, though I currently am a huge fan of Irons I didn't realize he was in this production until I read his biog here on IMDb. George was a feminist of sorts, a woman author assuming a male first name and boldly wearing pants, though she dealt with the usual problems of women since time began (relationship woes, unruly offspring). One of my all-time favorites in the show's tenure, along with "I, Claudius" and "Lily" (Francesca Annis as Lily Langtry, the most celebrated babe of her era).


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