The Horseman on the Roof

Lavish historical romance set in Provence during the 19th-century cholera epidemic. Pursued by assassins, an Italian revolutionary travels the country trying to warn fellow dissidents of the death squad. Hiding in a closed-off town, he meets a beautiful noblewoman who is attempting to find her husband, and together they embark on a perilous cross-country journey.


  • 2009-06-14 01:55:00 - 2009-06-14 04:05:00 on BBC Two Scotland, BBC Two Northern Ireland, BBC Two Wales, BBC Two England,


  • Countess de Theus Juliette Binoche
  • Angelo Pardi Olivier Martinez
  • Monsieur Peyrolle Pierre Arditi
  • The doctor Francois Cluzet
  • The pedlar Jean Yanne
  • Maggionari Claudio Amendola
  • The governess Isabelle Carre
  • Giuseppe Carlo Cecchi
  • Madame Payrolle Christiane Cohendy
  • The old man Jacques Sereys
  • Madame Barthelemy Nathalie Krebs
  • Carla Laura Marinoni
  • Director Jean-Paul Rappeneau
  • Producer Bernard Bouix
  • Producer Rene Cleitman
  • Writer Jean-Claude Carriere
  • Writer Nina Companeez