The Lady and the Duke

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The tale of a beautiful, royalist English gentlewoman living perilously in France during the Revolution, and her sometimes affectionate, sometimes tempestuous relationship with Philippe, Duke of Orleans, a cousin of King Louis XVI but nonetheless a supporter of revolutionary ideas. The Lady manages to persuade the Duke to rescue an outlaw, but fails to keep him from voting for the King's execution.

Release details

Rated: PG-13
Duration: 0 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Eric Rohmer
Screenwriter: Eric Rohmer
Cast: Jean-Claude Dreyfus
Lucy Russell
Alain Libolt
Charlotte Very
Léonard Cobiant
François Marthouret
Caroline Morin
Marie Rivière