The Duchess of Langeais

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  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 2007
  • Running time: 137 min
The Duchess of Langeais is a 2007 French-Italian drama film directed by Jacques Rivette. Its original French title is Ne touchez pas la hache. It is based on the 1834 novel of the same name by Honoré de Balzac. The film stars Jeanne Balibar and Guillaume... read more
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The Duchess of Langeais is a 2007 French-Italian drama film directed by Jacques Rivette. Its original French title is Ne touchez pas la hache. It is based on the 1834 novel of the same name by Honoré de Balzac. The film stars Jeanne Balibar and Guillaume Depardieu as lovers in early 1823 Majorca who are involved in a tormented and frustrating relationship.

Original Release

03/28/2007

US Release

02/22/2008

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Cast

Michel Piccoli Vidame de Pamiers
Bulle Ogier Princesse de Blamont-Chauvry / Princess de Blamont-Chauvry
Guillaume Depardieu Armand de Montriveau
Jeanne Balibar Antoinette de Langeais
Barbet Schroeder Duc de Grandlieu
Anne Cantineau Clara de Sérizy / Clara de Serizy
Thomas Durand De Marsay
Nicolas Bouchaud De Trailles
Mathias Jung Julien
Julie Judd Lisette
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Jacques Rivette

Writers

Pascal Bonitzer, Jacques Rivette, Honoré de Balzac, Christine Laurent

Cast

Michel Piccoli Vidame de Pamiers
Bulle Ogier Princesse de Blamont-Chauvry / Princess de Blamont-Chauvry
Guillaume Depardieu Armand de Montriveau
Jeanne Balibar Antoinette de Langeais
Barbet Schroeder Duc de Grandlieu
Anne Cantineau Clara de Sérizy / Clara de Serizy
Thomas Durand De Marsay
Nicolas Bouchaud De Trailles
Mathias Jung Julien
Julie Judd Lisette
Victoria Zinny La mère supérieure / Le Mere superieure
Remo Girone Le confesseur au couvent
Beppe Chierici L'alcade
Paul Chevillard Duc de Navarreins
Birgit Ludwig Diane de Maufrigneuse / Dianne de Maufrigneuse
Denis Freyd Abbé Gondrand / Abbe Gondrand
Claude Delaugerre Auguste
Marc Barbe Marquis de Ronquerolles
Laurent Battist Passer-by
Evelyne Byot Passer-by

Producers

Editors

Nicole Lubtchansky

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