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Famous Love Affairs

Famous Love Affairs

A Feature film by Michel Boisrond

Produced by Unidex

Release in France : 03/11/1961

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This film, based on the well-know strip cartoons by Paul Gordeaux in the newspaper "France-Soir", consists of four separate episodes selected as being the most typical of the series. Conducted by nameless guide, a young woman relives these four love affairs, with the following themes and settings :

LAUZUN : The Marquis of Lauzun,the great seducer at the Court of King Louis the Fourteenth, is in love with beautiful Madame de Monaco, but he has to vie with the King for her favours.

JENNY DE LACOUR : A high-class courtesan, Jenny has found the last love of her life in the person of a young fop. She has acid thrown in his face so that she can keep him to herself for always.

THE ACTRESSES : Three young women, at the beginning of the French Empire, are fighting each other for the Baron de la Jonchère... Backstage intrigues and rivalry at the period of the great actor Talma.

AGNES BERNAUER : Secretly married to the prince of Bavaria, Agnès a modest girl from a humble background, is the victim of Court jealousies and is condemned for witchcraft. Thrown into the river, she is followed by her husband who dies with her.

Full credits (18)

Assistant Director :

Georges Casati

Dialogue Writers :

Marcel Achard, Françoise Giroud, Jacques Prévert, Michel Audiard

Producer :

Gilbert Bokanowski

Director of Photography :

Robert Lefebvre

Camera Operator :

Roger Delpuech

Press Attaché (film) :

Richard Balducci

Continuity supervisors :

Alice Ziller, Francine Corteggiani

Music Composer :

Maurice Jarre

Narrator :

Gérard Oury

Adapters/dialogue writers :

Pascal Jardin, Françoise Giroud, Paul Gordeaux, Jacques Prévert

Author of original work :

Paul Gordeaux

Screenwriter :

France Roche

Sound Recordist :

William-Robert Sivel

Production Manager :

Armand Bécüe

Editor :

Raymond Lamy

Production Designer :

Georges Wakhevitch

Costume designers :

Monique Dunand, Jacques Cottin

Location Manager :

André Chabrol

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Feature film

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Romance, Anthology film, Historical

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Italy, France

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Majority French (Italy, France)

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Runtime :

2 h 10 min

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