The Duchess of Langeais

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The Duchess of Langeais
Directed byJacques Rivette
Written byPascal Bonitzer
Christine Laurent
Jacques Rivette
StarringJeanne Balibar
Guillaume Depardieu
CinematographyWilliam Lubtchansky
Editing byNicole Lubtchansky
StudioPierre Grise Productions
Cinemaundici
arte France Cinéma
Distributed byArtificial Eye (UK theatrical)
IFC Films (USA, theatrical)
Les Films du Losange (France, theatrical)
Release date(s)2007
Running time137 min
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench
Box office$982,795
 
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The Duchess of Langeais
Directed byJacques Rivette
Written byPascal Bonitzer
Christine Laurent
Jacques Rivette
StarringJeanne Balibar
Guillaume Depardieu
CinematographyWilliam Lubtchansky
Editing byNicole Lubtchansky
StudioPierre Grise Productions
Cinemaundici
arte France Cinéma
Distributed byArtificial Eye (UK theatrical)
IFC Films (USA, theatrical)
Les Films du Losange (France, theatrical)
Release date(s)2007
Running time137 min
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench
Box office$982,795

The Duchess of Langeais is a 2007 French film directed by Jacques Rivette.

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Title

Its original French title is Ne touchez pas la hache ("Don't touch the axe"), and it is based on the 1834 novel of the same name by Honoré de Balzac.

Cast

Guillaume Depardieu and Jeanne Balibar during the movie's opening night at the Berlinale 2007.

The film stars Jeanne Balibar and Guillaume Depardieu as lovers in early 1823 Majorca[1] who are involved in a tormented and frustrating relationship.

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