• 1996
  • France
  • 1h 42min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Patrice Leconte
  • Cast: Charles Berling, Jean Rochefort, Fanny Ardant
  • Language: French

Set in the court of Versailles, a poor French lord must play the aristocratic games of wit in order to get royal backing on a drainage project.

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15 Jan 20074 stars

Wit is indeed the ultimate weapon and there was no place more dangerous than the doomed opulent court of Louis XVI in 18th century Versailles. Into this world comes an impoverished French nobleman Grégoire Ponceludon de Malavoy (Charles Berling), whose…

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