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Release Date:
5 October 1969 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
"Maybe they need to make war as much as we need to make love." See more »
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In a story set during the Hundred Years War, a student who has abandoned his studies in Paris, pairs with a young noblewoman with whom he has fallen in love. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Anjelica Huston ... Claudia

Assi Dayan ... Heron of Fois (as Assaf Dayan)

Anthony Higgins ... Robert of Loris (as Anthony Corlan)
John Hallam ... Sir Meles
Robert Lang ... Pilgrim Leader
Guy Deghy ... The Priest

Michael Gough ... Mad Monk
George Murcell ... The Captain
Eileen Murphy ... Gypsy Girl
Anthony Nicholls ... Father Superior
Joseph O'Conor ... Pierre of St. Jean (as Joseph O'Connor)

John Huston ... Robert the Elder
John Franklyn ... Whoremaster
Francis Heim ... Knight Lieutenant
Melvyn Hayes ... First Entertainer
Barry Keegan ... Peasant Leader
Nicholas Smith ... Pilgrim
Antoinette Reuss ... Charcoal Woman
Gilles Ségal ... Entertainer
Med Hondo ... Entertainer
Luis Masson ... Entertainer
Eugen Ledebur ... Goldsmith
Otto Dworak ... Innkeeper
Max Sulz ... Peasant
John Veenenbos ... Monk
Dieter Tressler ... Major Domo
Paul Hör ... Peasant Boy
Myra Malik ... Peasant Girl
Michael Baronne ... Soldier
Yvan Strogoff ... Soldier
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Rietty ... Various roles (voice)

Directed by
John Huston 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Hans Koningsberger  novel
Dale Wasserman  writer

Produced by
Carter DeHaven .... producer
 
Original Music by
Georges Delerue 
 
Cinematography by
Edward Scaife 
 
Film Editing by
Russell Lloyd 
 
Casting by
Robert Lennard 
 
Production Design by
Stephen B. Grimes 
 
Art Direction by
Wolf Witzemann 
 
Set Decoration by
Anna-Lena Hansen 
Josie MacAvin 
 
Costume Design by
Leonor Fini 
 
Makeup Department
Neville Smallwood .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Wolfgang Glattes .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Giorgio De Vincenzo .... sound editor
Basil Fenton-Smith .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kenneth J. Withers .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Eunice Mountjoy .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Georges Delerue .... musical director
 
Other crew
Friedrich von Ledebur .... horse master
 

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90 min
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Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Germany:12 | Sweden:15 | USA:PG | USA:M (original rating)
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Betsy Blair, already a founding producer with Garance Films, briefly set about acquiring the rights to the original novel with the intent on making it her directorial debut. She instead sacrificed this ambition for love of director Karl Reisz, marrying and starting a new life with him in London. She abandoned the idea of directing all together.See more »
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5 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Neither Fabulous Nor a Failure, 28 July 2009
Author: tonstant viewer

This film bends over backwards to look like old paintings and tapestries, and succeeds better than some others with ten times the budget.

Dayan is not a strong actor, and baby Angelica is even worse, but the film is worth watching if you're in a poetic frame of mind.

The story wanders and is lumpy in shape, yet I'm glad to have seen this movie and finished it with strong, lingering emotion.

A doodle from a great artist can be more interesting than a strained masterwork from a lesser talent. Worthwhile for those who still have nerve endings.

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