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Swords of Blood (1962)
"Cartouche" (original title)

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In the 18th century, Louis de Bourguignon is working with the Malichot's gang, but their ways are too 'unethical' for him. He creates his own band, acting under the name of Cartouche, ... See full summary »

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Vénus
Jess Hahn ...
La Douceur
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Malichot
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La Taupe
Philippe Lemaire ...
Gaston de Ferrussac
Noël Roquevert ...
Le sergent recruteur
Odile Versois ...
Isabelle de Ferrussac
Jacques Charon ...
Le colonel
Lucien Raimbourg ...
Le maréchal
Jacques Balutin ...
Le moine Capucine
Pierre Repp ...
Le marquis de Griffe
Jacques Hilling ...
L'aubergiste
Paul Préboist ...
Un gendarme
René Marlic ...
Petit Oncle, le tavernier
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In the 18th century, Louis de Bourguignon is working with the Malichot's gang, but their ways are too 'unethical' for him. He creates his own band, acting under the name of Cartouche, making audacious robberies of the rich people, and even distributing the takings with the poor. Thus, cartouche attracts the people's sympathies, Venus's love, and hate from the Police and Malichot... Cartouche can escape all the traps they set at him - except the entrapments of love. Eventually, he will be saved by a woman, at her own cost. Written by Artemis-9

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21 July 1964 (USA)  »

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Cartouche - Frankrigs Robin Hood  »

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seductive
27 December 2013 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

one of many adventure French films, exploitation of a literary genre and few actors who gives force and charm to a sort of characters. but it is only a first sigh verdict.the story, the fight scenes, Belmondo, Cardinale, Jean Rochefort makes a fine difference in this case. and basic virtue is the vision of director who know transform the plot in axis of seductive show. best part - the end. and science to not present only silhouettes of heroes but realistic figures, mixture of revolt, innocence and humor. a memorable film for old generations but , in same measure, a challenge for present. romance and adventure. and the lights of a splendid French art period.


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