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LA NUIT DE VARENNES
Cinéma de la Plage

LA NUIT DE VARENNES

Directed by : Ettore SCOLA

Year of production : 1982 Country : ITALY Length : 153 minutes

Synopsis

A night in June 1791, the libertine writer, Restif de la Bretonne, decides to follow a mysterious carriage as it discreetly leaves the Royal Palace. From one way station to the next, the passengers of the stage coach have time to become acquainted as they talk of life, love, politics and the revolution... They soon learn that the royal family is fleeing Paris and heading for Varennes where the passengers witness their arrest. A landmark night in the history of France.

Credits

Claude MANCERON - Script / Dialogue

Raimondo CROZIANI - Film Editor

Ettore SCOLA - Director

Ettore SCOLA - Script / Dialogue

Sergio AMIDEI - Script / Dialogue

Armando TROVAIOLI - Music

Armando NANUNZZI - Cinematography

Casting

Michel VITOLD - De Florange, Magistrate

Jean Louis BARRAULT - Nicolas Edme, Restif de la bretonne

Jean Claude BRIALY - Monsieur Jacob, Sophie hairdresser

Harvey KEITEL - Tom Paine, English writer

Daniel GELIN - Dewendel, the Industrialist

Hanna SCHYGULLA - Countess Sophie de la Borde

Marcello MASTROIANNI - Casanova, Knight of Seingalt

Andrea FERREOL - Madame Adelaide Gagnon, rich widow

Film's poster © DR

Contacts

Production

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Distribution

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French press

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International press

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International sales

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