Le Destin fabuleux de Désirée Clary

Le Destin fabuleux de Désirée Clary (Mlle. Desiree) is a French film released in September 1942, black and white, written and directed by Sacha Guitry. The film concerns the life of Désirée Clary, the daughter of a Marseilles merchant, who became Queen of Sweden and the founder of a dynasty.

Le Destin fabuleux de Désirée Clary
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Directed bySacha Guitry with the technical collaboration of René Le Hénaff
Written bySacha Guitry
StarringJean-Louis Barrault
Aimé Clariond
Gaby Morlay
Yvette Lebon
Music byAdolphe Borchard
Distributed byCompagnie Commerciale Française Cinématographique
Release date
September 5, 1942 (1942-09-05)


Julie and Désirée Clary are courted by the brothers Joseph and Napoleon Bonaparte. Joseph marries Julie and Napoleon is affianced to Désirée. When Napoleon breaks the engagement and marries Joséphine de Beauharnais, Désirée becomes involved with General Bernadotte



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