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Angelique and the King (1966)

Angélique et le roy (original title)
In the third of the Angélique series, the heroine is sent on a mission by King Louis XIV, and later finds herself the subject of rumors.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Angélique de Plessis-Bellière
Jeoffrey de Peyrac
Jacques Toja ...
Louis XIV
Bachtiary Bey
De Montespan
Fred Williams ...
Pasquale Martino ...
Jean Parédès ...
Colbert (as René Lefebvre)
de Vardes
Carol Le Besque ...
La Desoeillet
Michel Thomass ...
M. de Bonchef


This is the third of the Angélique films. After the loss of her second husband, Angélique goes home to live quietly with her children. However, King Louis XIV has a mission for her involving the Persian ambassador. Later, rumors spread that she has become the new mistress of the king. As Angélique navigates politics and matters of the heart, she uncovers a secret.... Written by L. Hamre

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Italian censorship visa # 44732 delivered on 22-2-1965. See more »


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Angélique 3: Death and diplomacy
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A year after her second husband Philippe died in battle, king Louis (Jacques Toja) asks Angélique if she is available to go on a diplomatic mission for him: meet the ambassador of Persia, Bachtiary Bey (Sami Frey). Diplomacy is not exactly Angélique's field, but the king encourages her: "You are an impossible woman, but please stay as you are." The reward is the castle of her first husband, Count Peyrac, how could she refuse? The castle brings back old memories. The first meeting with Bachtiary Bey at a public execution, however, is not going well, because he is not used to listen to proud and determined women, but then there is an unexpected interruption...

Here we go again, the adventure continues, and the addition of exotic friends and enemies, including even a group of satanists at a black mass, keeps it interesting. Angélique seems more confident now, after she was only chased and victimized in the previous part. I voted 8/6/7/6/6 for the 5 movies of the series.

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