Let Joy Reign Supreme

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Que la fête commence... (English title Let Joy Reign Supreme) is a 1975 French film directed by Bertrand Tavernier and starring Philippe Noiret. It is a historical drama set during the 18th century French Régence centring on the Breton Pontcallec... read more

Que la fête commence... (English title Let Joy Reign Supreme) is a 1975 French film directed by Bertrand Tavernier and starring Philippe Noiret. It is a historical drama set during the 18th century French Régence centring on the Breton Pontcallec Conspiracy. It won the French Syndicate of Cinema Critics Prix Méliès, and the César Award for Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Writing and Best Production Design, and was nominated for Best Film, Best Supporting Actress and Best Music.

Original Release

03/26/1975

Cast

Philippe Noiret Philippe d'Orléans
Jean Rochefort L'abbé Dubois
Jean-Pierre Marielle Le marquis de Pontcallec
Marina Vlady Madame de Parabère
Christine Pascal Emilie
Alfred Adam Le maréchal de Villeroy
Jean-Roger Caussimon Le cardinal
Gérard Desarthe Duke of Bourbon
Michel Beaune Le valet de chambre de Louis XV
Monique Chaumette La gouvernante de Pontcallec
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Bertrand Tavernier

Writers

Jean Aurenche, Bertrand Tavernier

Cast

Philippe Noiret Philippe d'Orléans
Jean Rochefort L'abbé Dubois
Jean-Pierre Marielle Le marquis de Pontcallec
Marina Vlady Madame de Parabère
Christine Pascal Emilie
Alfred Adam Le maréchal de Villeroy
Jean-Roger Caussimon Le cardinal
Gérard Desarthe Duke of Bourbon
Michel Beaune Le valet de chambre de Louis XV
Monique Chaumette La gouvernante de Pontcallec
François Dyrek Montlouis
Jean-Paul Farré Le père Burdo
Nicole Garcia La Fillon
Raymond Girard Chirac
Jacques Hilling L'abbé Gratellard
Bernard Lajarrige Amaury de Lambilly
Monique Lejeune Madame de Sabran
Georges Riquier Brunet d'Ivry
Brigitte Roüan La prostituée
Andrée Tainsy La religieuse

Producers

Editors

Armand Psenny

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