Camille 2000

Camille 2000 is a 1969 film based on the 1852 novel and play La Dame aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas, fils. It was adapted by Michael DeForrest and directed by Radley Metzger. It stars Danièle Gaubert and Nino Castelnuovo with Eleonora Rossi Drago and Massimo Serato.

Camille 2000
Original film poster
Directed byRadley Metzger
Produced byRadley Metzger
Written byMichael de Forrest
StarringDanielle Gaubert
Nino Castelnuovo
Eleonora Rossi-Drago
Philippe Forquet
Roberto Bisacco
Music byPiero Piccioni
CinematographyEnnio Guarnieri
Edited byHumphrey Wood
Amedeo Salfa
Production
company
Spear Productions
Distributed byAudubon Films
Image Entertainment
Umbrella Entertainment
First Run Features
Release date
  • 1969 (1969)
Running time
130 minutes
CountryItaly
LanguageEnglish
Budget$500,000 (est)

Plot

Marguerite, a beautiful woman of affairs, falls for the young and promising Armand, but sacrifices her love for him for the sake of his future and reputation.

Cast

Release

Camille 2000 opened in New York on July 16, 1969.[1]

Reception

Film critic Gary Morris noted that the film Camille 2000 is "a breathless series of ultra-plush environments that resonate with Italian haute design of the period"[2] Critic Marcus Doidge referred to Camille 2000 as a "cult" favorite and noted the film "offered up way more drama than I expected from it. The story perfectly balances sex with drama and genuinely gives us a couple that are getting drawn closer and closer together, even when we know they would probably be better off apart at times".[3] On Rotten Tomatoes, audiences liked the film Camille 2000 by 68%, although critics panned the film by 17%.[4] Roger Ebert was not favorably impressed with Camille 2000 and gave the film a one-star review.[5]

See also

References

  1. "Camille 2000". American Film Institute. Retrieved November 16, 2018.
  2. Morris, Gary (1998). "The Films of Radley Metzger". ImagesJournal.com. Retrieved April 9, 2017.
  3. Doidge, Marcus (February 11, 2013). "Camille 2000". DvdActive.com. Retrieved April 13, 2017.
  4. Camille 2000 at Rotten Tomatoes
  5. Ebert, Roger (October 28, 1969). "Camille 2000 Movie Review & Film Summary (1969)". Chicago Sun-Times. Archived from the original on January 10, 2007. Retrieved December 2, 2013.


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