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The Duchess

The Duchess

A Feature film by Saul Dibb

Release in France : 12/11/2008

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Production and distribution (3)

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Pathé Production

French distribution :

Pathé Distribution

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Synopsis

England at the end of the 18th century.

Married at 17 to the rich and powerful Duke of Devonshire, Georgiana quickly charms high society with her stunning beauty, wit and love of life. However, behind this flamboyant image hides a woman who longs to be loved, a woman deserted by her husband - the only man in the kingdom indifferent to her charms - who prefers her best friend Elizabeth Foster, and who obliges her to accept a ménage à trois.

Unhappy and unsatisfied, Georgiana leads a hectic social life. Her elegance, her extravagance and her taste for gambling create a sensation, particularly when she throws herself into politics alongside the Liberal Party. Spellbound by her energy and charisma, the Whigs' make her their muse. She's celebrated by princes and ministers. And she supports the young Member of Parliament, Charles Grey, with whom she falls passionately in love.

Videos (2)

12/11/2015

The Duchess

English trailer

12/11/2015

The Duchess

Trailer (FR)

Photos (6)

Full credits (8)

Author of original work :

Amanda Foreman

Director of Photography :

Gyula Pados

Editor :

Hiro Hirakubo

Casting :

Lucy Bevan

Screenwriter :

Jeffrey Hatcher

Press Attachés (film) :

Jérome Jouneaux, Isabelle Duvoisin

Production Designer :

Michael Carlin

Costume designer :

Michael O'Connor

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Drama, Historical

Production language :

English

Coproducer countries :

Great Britain, Italy, France

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Nationality :

Minority French (Great Britain, Italy, France)

Production year :

2007

French release :

12/11/2008

Runtime :

1 h 50 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

121.697

Visa issue date :

30/10/2008

Approval :

Yes

Production formats :

35mm

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

CinemaScope

Audio format :

Dolby SRD

Rating restrictions :

None