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13 Ratings

The Crimson Petal and the White

Directed by Mark Munden
United Kingdom, 2011
Drama, Romance, TV Mini-series


Set in 1870s London, a young prostitute finds potential power and status after becoming the mistress of a powerful patriarch.

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The Crimson Petal and the White Directed by Mark Munden

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

2012 | Winner: Best Make Up & Hair Design (Television)

2012 | 4 nominations including: Best Leading Actress (Television)

Irish Film and Television Awards

2012 | Nominee: Best Actor - Television

What are people saying?

  • Cinematic's rating of the film The Crimson Petal and the White

    A prodigious mini-series. The atmosphere that sets us in a very unusual London, the radical change of views and values that Sugar goes through, the tragic pathos of Agnes, the otherworldly soundtrack... It's full of wonders. And unlike Marc Munden's latest project, style and substance are perfectly balanced. But style sells more, and maybe that's why Utopia has universal praise while this hangs in relative obscurity.

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