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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

    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.

    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

    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