Marie-Henri Beyle (French: [bɛl]; 23 January 1783 – 23 March 1842), better known by his pen name Stendhal (UK: , US: ; French: [stɛ̃dal, stɑ̃dal]), was a 19th-century French writer. Best known for the novels Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black, 1830) and La Chartreuse de Parme (The Charterhouse of Parma, 1839), he is highly regarded for the acute analysis of his characters' psychology and considered one of the early and foremost practitioners of realism.
Movies & TV shows
La Chartreuse de Parme
There are two episodes of the show. During the last years of European rule, the story of Fabrizio del Dongo was told. The Duke of Sanseverino and Count Mosca were going to promote the nephew's career ...
The Husbands, the Wives, the Lovers
In the summer holidays, a group of women stay in Paris while their husbands and children take a vacation on the sunny Island of Ré. The women and men both profit from their new-found freedom to sort o...
Behind Convent Walls
A priest who is the confessor for a convent full of women encourages the abbess of the institution to enforce strict rules on the women. A disturbed nun poisons herself and many of the other novitiate...
The Red and the Black
A historical psychological drama chronicles the attempts of a provincial young man to rise socially beyond his modest upbringing through a combination of talent, hard work, deception, and hypocrisy - ...
A poor orphan girl climbs her way to the social elite in this 19th-century costume drama. A doctor namedMichel Bouquet is a fan of Anna. After her marriage to a penniless count, Lamiel finds love with...
Le Rouge et le Noir
It's possible for Julian to pursue upward mobility. Although expected to channel career ambitions into the Church of the post-Napoleonic era, his intensely romantic liaisons propel him forward at a pa...
The Charterhouse of Parma
This adaptation of Stendhal's timeless masterpiece of French literature tells the tale of Fabrice Del Dongo (Grard Philipe) a young archibishop who gives his heart and soul to romance rather than to t...
Vanina loves rebel leader Octavio, who gets caught. He gets a pardon and marries Vanina. When he is captured again, Vanina helps him to escape prison. They are both caught, and after his execution she...