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A nobleman studying for the priesthood abandons his vocation in 18th Century France when he falls in love with a beautiful, but reluctant, courtesan.
This film was restored jointly by the UCLA Film and Television Archive (which had a copy of the print and soundtrack) and the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film (which provided some picture elements). It was shown on Turner Classic Movies (TCM) in 2006 and has a running time of 111 minutes plus another minute for restoration credits.
Chevalier Fabien des Grieux:
You were men - and you have let them make animals of you!
Richelieu is depicted as an effeminate homosexual. In fact, Richelieu was so notorious a ladies' man, Choderlos de Laclos based the character of Valmont in "Les liaisons dangereuses" on him.
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