Angelique and the King

Angelique and the King (French: Angélique et le Roy), Italian: Angelica alla corte del re) is a 1966 historical adventure film directed by Bernard Borderie. It stars Michèle Mercier.[1] It was made as a co-production between France, Italy and West Germany.

Angelique and the King
Italian poster
Directed byBernard Borderie
Written byAnne Golon
Serge Golon (novel Angélique and the King)
Produced byFrancis Cosne
Raymond Borderie
StarringMichèle Mercier
Robert Hossein
Jean Rochefort
CinematographyHenri Persin
Edited byChristian Gaudin
Music byMichel Magne
Films Borderie
Fono Roma
Francos Films
Gloria Film
Liber Film
Distributed byGloria Film
Release date
  • 4 February 1966 (1966-02-04)
Running time
100 minutes
West Germany
Budget52.8 million tickets

It was shot at the Billancourt Studios in Paris. Location shooting took place at Versailles, the Abbey of Fontenay, the Château de Chantilly and Senlis. The film's sets were designed by the art director Robert Giordani.

Synopsis edit

In the third film of the Angelique series, the title character is sent on a mission by King Louis XIV of France. Later she learns that rumors are spreading that she is the King's mistress. In addition, she learns a secret that a satanic cult are practicing human sacrifices.

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Box office edit

The film sold 9,477,873 tickets in France, Germany and Spain.[2] It also sold 43.3 million tickets in the Soviet Union,[3] for a worldwide total of 52,777,873 ticket sales.

References edit

  1. ^ "Angelique and the King". Retrieved 2014-05-10.
  2. ^ "Angélique et le Roy (1966)". JP's Box-Office (in French). Retrieved 26 June 2020.
  3. ^ ""Анжелика и король" (Angélique et le Roy)". KinoPoisk (in Russian). Retrieved 26 June 2020.

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