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The Duchess

The Duchess

A Feature film by Saul Dibb

Release in France : 12/11/2008

    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.

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    The Duchess

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    The Duchess

    Trailer (FR)

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    Production and distribution (3)

    Co-production :

    Pathé Production

    French distribution :

    Pathé Distribution

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    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