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Film title: The Scarlet Tunic
Language: English
Plot: The spectacular scenery of Wessex and the Dorset coast provides the backdrop for this adaptation of a Thomas Hardy short story. Set in nineteenth century rural England, this is the story of forbidden romance between a German hussar serving with King George III's personal cavalry, Matthaus Singer, and the only daughter of a West country solicitor, Frances Groves. The German legion is encamped on the downs as the threat of war with Napoleon looms. Matthaus longs for his homeland and Frances is trapped in an interminable engagement to one of her father's business associates, Humphrey Gould. Illicit meetings between Frances and Matthaus flare into a passionate affair as each searches for escape and happiness. Were they to be discovered, she would be branded a soldier's whore and he a disgrace to his regiment...

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The Scarlet Tunic Cast & Crew

Jean-Marc Barr
as Matthaus Singer
Emma Fielding
as Frances Groves
Simon Callow
as Captain Fairfax
Jack Shepherd
as Dr. Edward Grove
John Sessions
as Humphrey Gould
Lynda Bellingham
as Emily Marlowe
Thomas Lockyer
as Christoph Singer
Andrew Tiernan
as Muller
Gareth Hale
as William Parsons
Lisa Faulkner
as Amy Parsons
Roger May
as Fridon
Laura Aikman
as Dotty Marlowe
Erich Redman
as Strasser
Jean Heard
as Lizzie, Landlady
Tom McCabe
as Officer Hubbard