Lady L

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A glossy and very silly period costume piece (from a novel by Romain Gary) about the life of a laundress (Loren) who dallies with international anarchists (including Newman) before marrying an English lord (Niven). Despite the impressive cast and Ustinov's attempts to emulate Max Ophüls, it looks sadly like a case of MGM having locked funds in Europe and wanting to burn them quickly. Not content with writing, directing and playing a fuddy-duddy Bavarian prince, Ustinov also dubs Philippe Noiret's voice.

By: ATu

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Duration: 124 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Peter Ustinov
Screenwriter: Peter Ustinov
Cast: Sophia Loren
Paul Newman
David Niven
Claude Dauphin
Philippe Noiret
Michel Piccoli
Marcel Dalio
Cecil Parker
Peter Ustinov
Jacques Dufilho
Sacha Pitoeff
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