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Captain Blood (1960)
"Le capitan" (original title)

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The young King Louis XIII is dominated by his mother Marie de Medici and her favorite Concino Concini . Francois de Capestang, a faithful knight falls for the daughter of the Duke of Angouleme that conspires against the Crown by his side.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cogolin
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Gisèle d'Angoulême
Pierrette Bruno ...
Giuseppa
Lise Delamare ...
Annie Anderson ...
Béatrice de Beaufort (as Annie Andersson)
Guy Delorme ...
Rinaldo
Jacqueline Porel ...
Léonora Galigaï
Jean-Paul Coquelin ...
Vitry
Raphaël Patorni ...
Le duc d'Angoulême
Robert Porte ...
Duc de Rohan
Jean Berger ...
Luynes
Piéral ...
Lorenzo
Jean Blancheur ...
(as Blancheur)
Alain Janey ...
Un laquais de Gisèle
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The young King Louis XIII is dominated by his mother Marie de Medici and her favorite Concino Concini . Francois de Capestang, a faithful knight falls for the daughter of the Duke of Angouleme that conspires against the Crown by his side.

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Nice old school fun
11 June 2013 | by (Poland) – See all my reviews

This movie is based on Michel Zevaco's histories . Legendary French actor Jean Marais plays the main hero – a noble knight who will help young Louis XIII become king. "Le captain" is set during the king's youth. Marais plays the same role he played in many similar movies of that era . Famous French comedian Bourvil plays the role of sidekick – a street artists who is not very smart . Bourvil is a good comic relief. Both Jean Marais and Bourvil gave a really good performances.

It's interesting that old castles in this movie are real. This movie is maybe not as good as "Robin Hood" with Errol Flynn , but it's definitively entertaining and has a certain charm. Give it a shoot and don't expect historical accuracy.

I give it 6/10.


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