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The Duchess of Langeais

Ne touchez pas la hache

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Directed by Jacques Rivette
France, Italy, 2007
Drama, Romance, History

Synopsis

General Montriveau, having returned from the Napoleonic Wars in despair, quickly becomes enamored with Duchess Langeais. Across a series of nocturnal visitations, the Duchess mercilessly toys with her hot-tempered suitor, as the machinations of a shadowy conspiracy unfold in the background…

Synopsis

General Montriveau, having returned from the Napoleonic Wars in despair, quickly becomes enamored with Duchess Langeais. Across a series of nocturnal visitations, the Duchess mercilessly toys with her hot-tempered suitor, as the machinations of a shadowy conspiracy unfold in the background…

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The Duchess of LangeaisDirected byJacques Rivette

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
2007
Indiewire Critics' Poll
2008 | Nominee: Best Lead Performance

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