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Du Guesclin

Du Guesclin

A Feature film by Bernard de Latour, Pierre Billon

Produced by Les Films du Verseau

Release in France : 03/06/1949


    Born into a modest family of Breton country gentlemen, Bertrand du Gusclin gets noticed as of his tender years on account of his unusual energy. Once his restless years are over, Bertrand shows himself as a great warlord. In Brittany, he fights against the English, who take him prisoner at the Battle of Auray. The women of France decide to work to pay his ransom. After being released, Du Guesclin goes to Spain, where he defeats the troops of the King of Navarre. Appointed Constable of France, he wages war unceasingly to rid France of the English occupiers. He dies one evening following his last victory outside Châteauneuf-de-Randon.

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (36)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films du Verseau

    French distribution :


    Film exports/foreign sales :

    SND Groupe M6

    Full credits (15)

    Executive Producers :

    Henri Tixier, Gaston Graza

    Adaptation :

    Roger Vercel, Bernard de Latour

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean Bertrand

    Director of Photography :

    Nicolas Toporkoff

    Assistant Operator :

    Nicolas Citovich

    Production Manager :

    Edouard Lepage

    Production Designer :

    Jacques Krauss

    Costume designer :

    Jean Zay

    Assistant directors :

    Maurice Griffe, Carlos Vilardebo, Édouard Molinaro

    Dialogue Writer :

    Roger Vercel

    Screenwriters :

    Bernard de Latour, Roger Vercel

    Sound Assistant :

    René Bourdier

    Camera Operator :

    Louis Stein

    Editor :

    Maurice Serein

    Stunt performer :

    Gil Delamare

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Sub-genre :

    Historical, Adventure

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    Production country :

    France (100.0%)

    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

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    French release :


    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

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    Color type :

    Black & White

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