Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975)

Director
Bertrand Tavernier

Main cast
Philippe Noiret; Jean Rochefort; Jean-Pierre Marielle; Marina Vlady; Christine Pascal

Genres
Drama, History, War, Foreign

Description
France, 1719. Louis 14th died four years ago, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent. He is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an atheistic and cupid priest, as libertine as Philippe, tries to take advantage of a little rebellion lead by a Breton squire (Pontallec) and of the famine to become archbishop... Description of the life of the court in this period of transition where the French Revolution smoulders.


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