Untamable Angelique

Untamable Angelique (French: Indomptable Angélique) is a 1967 historical adventure film directed by Bernard Borderie and starring Michèle Mercier, Robert Hossein and Roger Pigaut. It was made as a co-production between France, Italy and West Germany. It was the fourth in the five film series based on the novels by Anne and Serge Golon.[1]

Untamable Angelique
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Directed byBernard Borderie
Produced byFrançois Chavane
Francis Cosne
Written byAnne Golon (novel)
Serge Golon (novel)
Bernard Borderie
Francis Cosne
Pascal Jardin
Louis Agotay
StarringMichèle Mercier
Robert Hossein
Roger Pigaut
Music byMichel Magne
CinematographyHenri Persin
Edited byChristian Gaudin
Production
companies
Cinéphonic Compagnie Industrielle et Commerciale Cinématographique
Films Borderie
Fono Roma
Francos Films
Gloria-Film
Distributed byGloria Film
S.N. Prodis
Release date
  • 27 October 1967 (1967-10-27)
Running time
95 minutes
CountriesFrance
Italy
West Germany
LanguageFrench
Box office29.4 million tickets

The film's sets were designed by the art director Robert Giordani. It was shot at Cinecittà Studios in Rome.

SynopsisEdit

After discovering that her first husband is still alive, Angélique travels to the South of France not knowing that he is now a notorious pirate. Captured by some slave traders she is taken to Crete where she is intended to be sold.

Main castEdit

Box officeEdit

The film sold 4,610,585 tickets in France and Germany.[2] It also sold 24.8 million tickets in the Soviet Union,[3] for a worldwide total of 29,410,585 ticket sales.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bergfelder p.262
  2. ^ "Indomptable Angélique (1967)". JP's Box-Office (in French). Retrieved 26 June 2020.
  3. ^ ""Неукротимая Анжелика" (Indomptable Angélique, 1967)". KinoPoisk (in Russian). Retrieved 26 June 2020.

BibliographyEdit

  • Bergfelder, Tim. International Adventures: German Popular Cinema and European Co-Productions in the 1960s. Berghahn Books, 2005.
  • Klossner, Michael. The Europe of 1500-1815 on Film and Television: A Worldwide Filmography of Over 2550 Works, 1895 Through 2000. McFarland & Company, 2002.

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