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“The Crimson Petal and the White”: Revisiting Victorian times with an R-rated twist

This fine, transporting two-part adaptation of Michel Faber’s novel “The Crimson Petal and the White” serves as a valuable complement to the “Masterpiece” approach to the classics. About the relationship between a 19-year-old prostitute and a wealthy married businessman in 19th century London, it is the R to PBS’s PG. This fine, transporting two-part adaptation of Michel Faber’s novel “The Crimson Petal and the White” serves as a valuable complement to the “Masterpiece” approach to the classics. About the relationship between a 19-year-old prostitute and a wealthy married businessman in 19th century London, it is the R to PBS’s PG. (9/10/12)
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