Le secret du Chevalier d'Éon

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  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1959
  • Running time: 98 min
Le secret du Chevalier d'Éon is a 1959 French-Italian film. It stars Andrée Debar and Gabriele Ferzetti. It is loosely based on the life of Chevalier d'Éon, although it portrays them as a woman masquerading as a man, rather than a person who was... read more

Le secret du Chevalier d'Éon is a 1959 French-Italian film. It stars Andrée Debar and Gabriele Ferzetti. It is loosely based on the life of Chevalier d'Éon, although it portrays them as a woman masquerading as a man, rather than a person who was biologically male but presenting as a woman, as was the case for the latter part of their life.

Original Release

09/24/1959

Cast

Andrée Debar Charles - Chevalier d'Éon
Bernard Blier Le baron d'Exter
Dany Robin La comtesse de Monval
Gabriele Ferzetti Bernard Turquet de Mayenne (as Gabriel Ferzetti)
Isa Miranda La tzarine Elisabeth Petrovna
Jean Desailly Louis XV
Simone Valère La marquise de Pompadour
Jacques Castelot Le marquis de l'Hospital
Gisèle Grandpré Blanche d'Eon de Beaumont - la nièce du comte d'Eon
René Lefèvre Le comte Antoine d'Éon
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Jacqueline Audry

Writers

Jacques Laurent, Jacques Rémy, Ennio De Concini, Vittorio Nino Novarese, Pierre Laroche

Cast

Andrée Debar Charles - Chevalier d'Éon
Bernard Blier Le baron d'Exter
Dany Robin La comtesse de Monval
Gabriele Ferzetti Bernard Turquet de Mayenne (as Gabriel Ferzetti)
Isa Miranda La tzarine Elisabeth Petrovna
Jean Desailly Louis XV
Simone Valère La marquise de Pompadour
Jacques Castelot Le marquis de l'Hospital
Gisèle Grandpré Blanche d'Eon de Beaumont - la nièce du comte d'Eon
René Lefèvre Le comte Antoine d'Éon
Bernard Lajarrige Pascal d'Éon de Beaumont
Maryse Martin Georgette
Hélène Tossy
Marcel Lupovici
Olivier Mathot
Fausto Tozzi
Michel Roux Narrator (voice)

Producers

Editors

Yvonne Martin, Dolores Tamburini

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