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Les Amours de Manon Lescaut

Les Amours de Manon Lescaut

A Feature film by Mario Costa

Release in France : 22/11/1955

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Actors (11)

Production and distribution (3)

Co-production :

Francinex

French distribution :

Les Films Fernand Rivers

Foreign production companies :

Rizzoli Film, Royal Film

TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

TV broadcasts: details by country

Synopsis

During the reign of king Louis XV, a handsome student, Des Grieux, meets his charming cousin, Manon, just as she goes to the convent of Amiens to take the veil. It's love at first sight and the lovers decide to leave for Paris. After some delightful months, money runs short. Des Grieux is kidnapped by his father who holds him prisoner. Manon, left to her own devices, thinks she is a deserted woman. Attracted by luxury, she become Marquis of Boysson's mistress. Des Grieux escapes. Manon quits her degenerate ways to follow him. But, once again, money runs out. Des Grieux cheats at gambling and is arrested.

Full credits (8)

Author of original work :

Abbé Prévost

Foreign producers :

Guido Giambartolomei, Carlo Salsano, Angelo Rizzoli

Director of Photography :

Anchise Brizzi

Production Designer :

Giancarlo Bartoloni-salimbeni

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Drama, Literary adaptation

Production language :

French

Coproducer countries :

Italy, France

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Production year :

1955

French release :

22/11/1955

Runtime :

1 h 33 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

16251

Visa issue date :

01/12/1955

Approval :

Unknown

Production formats :

35mm

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

1.37

Audio format :

Mono