Lafayette

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La Fayette is a 1961 French-Italian biographical film directed by Jean Dréville and starring Pascale Audret, Jack Hawkins and Orson Welles. The film depicts the life of Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, in particular his role in the American War of Independence.

La Fayette is a 1961 French-Italian biographical film directed by Jean Dréville and starring Pascale Audret, Jack Hawkins and Orson Welles. The film depicts the life of Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, in particular his role in the American War of Independence.

Original Release

02/14/1962

US Release

04/10/1963

Cast

Pascale Audret Adrienne de La Fayette
Jack Hawkins General Cornwallis
Michel Le Royer La Fayette
Folco Lulli Le Boursier
Wolfgang Preiss Baron Kalb
Renée Saint-Cyr Duchesse d'Ayen / La Duchesse d'Ayen
Vittorio De Sica Bancroft
Orson Welles Benjamin Franklin
Liselotte Pulver Marie Antoinette
Edmund Purdom Silas Deane
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Jean Dréville

Writers

Jean Bernard-Luc, Jean Dréville, François Ponthier, Suzy Prim, Jacques Sigurd

Cast

Pascale Audret Adrienne de La Fayette
Jack Hawkins General Cornwallis
Michel Le Royer La Fayette
Folco Lulli Le Boursier
Wolfgang Preiss Baron Kalb
Renée Saint-Cyr Duchesse d'Ayen / La Duchesse d'Ayen
Vittorio De Sica Bancroft
Orson Welles Benjamin Franklin
Liselotte Pulver Marie Antoinette
Edmund Purdom Silas Deane
Georges Riviere Vergennes
Rosanna Schiaffino Comtesse de Simiane
Howard St. John George Washington
Jacques Castelot Duc d'Ayen
Jean-Roger Caussimon Maurepas
Jean-Jacques Delbo L'exempt
Michel Galabru L'aubergiste
Albert Remy Louis XVI
Roland Rodier Mauroy
Henri Tisot Monsieur

Producers

Editors

René Le Hénaff

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