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The Golden Coach (1952)

Le carrosse d'or (original title)
Approved | | Comedy, Drama, History | 5 January 1954 (USA)
In Peru in the eighteenth century. Camilla, the star of a theater company, hesitates between three men. The Viceroy gives her his magnificent golden coach. A young Spanish officer suggests ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Camilla
Odoardo Spadaro ...
Don Antonio
Nada Fiorelli ...
Isabella
Dante ...
Duncan Lamont ...
Ferdinand, Le Viceroy
George Higgins ...
Martinez
Ralph Truman ...
Duc de Castro
Gisella Mathews ...
Marquise Irene Altamirano
Raf De La Torre ...
Le Procureur
Elena Altieri ...
Duchesse de Castro
Paul Campbell ...
Felipe
Riccardo Rioli ...
Ramon, le Toreador
William Tubbs ...
Aubergiste (as William C. Tubbs)
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Eveque de Carmol (de Comédie-Française)
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In Peru in the eighteenth century. Camilla, the star of a theater company, hesitates between three men. The Viceroy gives her his magnificent golden coach. A young Spanish officer suggests the two of them settle down together among Indians. Ramon, a torero, offers her a share of his glory. Written by Vincent Merlaud <merlaud@studi.mathematik.hu-berlin.de>

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Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider. See more »

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Aubergiste: How do you like the New World?
Don Antonio: It will be nice when it's finished.
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Namesake of François Truffaut's film company
25 February 2005 | by (France) – See all my reviews

This film is really a masterpiece. This was also French director François Truffaut's opinion, and he named his film company "Les Films du Carrosse" as a tribute to it. I once read a review in which the critic expressed the opinion that Anna Magnani's looks couldn't make it likely that the male characters of the plot fell in love with her. But this is a complete misunderstanding of the story, it is not because of her beauty they love her, but because she makes them laugh, she brings them to that other world which theater creates. For aren't we all made of the same stuff dreams are made of, as the great Will once wrote?... If you haven't seen this film, don't wait if you get a chance to watch it. In France, where I live, it's not available in DVD yet, but since it recently came out in the US, and in Japan, I am looking forward to soon finding it here.


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