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. It was made as a co-production between France, Italy and West Germany.
|Angelique and the King|
|Directed by||Bernard Borderie|
|Produced by||Francis Cosne |
|Written by||Anne Golon |
Serge Golon (novel Angélique and the King)
|Starring||Michèle Mercier |
|Music by||Michel Magne|
|Edited by||Christian Gaudin|
|Distributed by||Gloria Film|
|4 February 1966|
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.
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.
- Michèle Mercier as Angélique de Plessis-Bellière
- Robert Hossein as Jeoffrey de Peyrac
- Jean Rochefort as Desgrez
- Claude Giraud as Philippe de Plessis-Bellières
- Jacques Toja as Louis XIV
- Sami Frey as Bachtiary Bey
- Estella Blain as De Montespan
- Fred Williams as Ràkóczi
- Pasquale Martino as Savary
- Jean Parédès as Saint-Amon
- René Lefèvre as Colbert
- Michel Galabru as Bontemps
- Philippe Lemaire as de Vardes
- Ann Smyrner as Thérèse
- Carol Le Besqueas as La Desoeillet
- Michel Thomass as Monsieur de Bonchef
- Robert Favart as the surgeon
- Roberto as Barcarolle
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