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Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975)
"Que la fête commence..." (original title)

 -  Drama | History | War  -  23 March 1975 (France)
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France, 1719. Louis 14th died four years ago, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent. He is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an atheistic and cupid priest, as libertine as ... See full summary »

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Christine Pascal ...
Emilie
Alfred Adam ...
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Jean-Roger Caussimon ...
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Gérard Desarthe ...
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Michel Beaune ...
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Monique Chaumette ...
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François Dyrek ...
Montlouis
Jean-Paul Farré ...
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Raymond Girard ...
Chirac
Jacques Hilling ...
L'abbé Gratellard
Bernard La Jarrige ...
Amaury de Lambilly
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France, 1719. Louis 14th died four years ago, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent. He is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an atheistic and cupid priest, as libertine as Philippe, tries to take advantage of a little rebellion lead by a Breton squire (Pontallec) and of the famine to become archbishop... Description of the life of the court in this period of transition where the French Revolution smoulders. Written by Yepok

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14 April 2007 | by See all my reviews

well, the film directed by auteur Bertrand Tavernier did win 3 awards at cesar, Tavernier who a former assistant to french crime master Jean Pierre Melville who died 2 years before the cesar award came out(1975)(so obviously unable to make his name into the cesar history) now could be touched in his grave since his prestigious student did it for him or in his name

well, the man who directed this decent film----Bertrand Tavernier, suddenly became a director after his master's death in 1973 and who I admit is a good director all the way , deserves his wins , but that doesn't mean the film is superior to those films made before 1975 when there were no awards to honor them. after all from today's point of view, 1975 is sorta the weakest year in all time french cinema, so we hope if cesar could have been launched much earlier than 1975

I also noticed that some people,Michel Blanc ,Christian Clavier,Thierry Lhermitte,Gérard Jugnot who later became very famous here were all under the direction of tavernier who i actually didn't consider a star maker at all before this time

could have won more cesars if Tavernier was a better student


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