• Publication date: March 14, 2013

The White Countess

In the 1930s in Shanghai a blind American diplomat develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee.

Program data

Duration: 150

Production Year: 2005

MBC Max:

September 7, 2013 15:30 (KSA) ~ September 7, 2013 14:30 (CLT)

In the 1930s in Shanghai a blind American diplomat develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee.

Shanghai. 1936. Crossroads of the world and into this city of political intrigue comes Sofia, a Russian Countess who, with the remains of her family, has been left stateless by the Revolution.

Forced by her reduced circumstances to support herself and her family as a bar-girl and taxi dancer, Sofia forms a relationship with Jackson, a blind former diplomat who opens an elegant bar; The White Countess.

Their curious relationship matures but they are caught up in the fall of the city to the Japanese invaders.

What happens when both their lives are dramatically altered?

Starring:

  • Ralph Fiennes
  • Natasha Richardson
  • Vanessa Redgrave
  • Lynn Redgrave
  • Allan Corduner
  • Lee Pace
  • Hiroyuki Sanada
  • John Wood
  • Madeleine Potter

Directed by:James Ivory