Stripped to essentials, the plot concerns Julien Sorel, a carpenter’s son who becomes a tutor. While his duties do not include the seduction of his employer’s wife, Sorel offers this service free of charge. After this episode, Sorel becomes a priest…and the story isn’t over yet.
Director: Claude Autant-Lara.
Stars: Gérard Philipe, Danielle Darrieux, Antonella Lualdi, Jean Mercure, Jean Martinelli, Antoine Balpêtré, Anna-Maria Sandri, André Brunot, Mirko Ellis, Suzanne Nivette, Pierre Jourdan, Jacques Varennes, Georges Wilson, Elsa Martinelli.