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Gilles Béhat ...
 Charles IV le Bel / ... (6 episodes, 1972-1973)
Hélène Duc ...
 Mahaut d'Artois (6 episodes, 1972-1973)
Jean-Luc Moreau ...
 Guccio Baglioni / ... (6 episodes, 1972-1973)
André Luguet ...
 Hugues de Bouville (6 episodes, 1972-1973)
Jean Piat ...
 Robert d'Artois (6 episodes, 1972-1973)
Louis Seigner ...
 Spinello Tolomeï (6 episodes, 1972-1973)
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 Narrator / ... (6 episodes, 1972-1973)
Jean Deschamps ...
 Charles de Valois (5 episodes, 1972-1973)
Catherine Rouvel ...
 Béatrice d'Hirson (5 episodes, 1972-1973)
Georges Staquet ...
 Lormet (5 episodes, 1972-1973)
Jean Chevrier ...
 Gaucher de Châtillon / ... (4 episodes, 1973)
Anne Kreis ...
 Marie de Cressay (4 episodes, 1972-1973)
Josep Maria Flotats ...
 Philippe V le Long / ... (4 episodes, 1972-1973)
Robert Party ...
 Louis d'Evreux (4 episodes, 1972-1973)
Patrick Préjean ...
 Pierre de Cressay (4 episodes, 1972-1973)
Catherine Rich ...
 Jeanne de Bourgogne / ... (4 episodes, 1972-1973)
Guy Saint-Jean ...
 Jean de Cressay (4 episodes, 1972-1973)
Henri Virlojeux ...
 Le cardinal Duèze / ... (4 episodes, 1972-1973)
Benoît Brione ...
 Philippe VI de Valois / ... (3 episodes, 1973)
Janine Crispin ...
 Dame Eliabel de Cressay / ... (3 episodes, 1972-1973)
Geneviève Casile ...
 Isabelle d'Angleterre (3 episodes, 1972-1973)
Pierre Gallon ...
 Alain de Pareilles (3 episodes, 1972-1973)
Monique Lejeune ...
 Clémence de Hongrie (3 episodes, 1972-1973)
Claudine Raffalli ...
 Eudeline (3 episodes, 1972-1973)
Robert Nogaret ...
 Louis de Bourbon (3 episodes, 1973)
René Roussel ...
 Jean de Marigny (3 episodes, 1972-1973)
Georges Ser ...
 Louis X Le Hutin / ... (3 episodes, 1972-1973)
Jean Amos ...
 Caumont (2 episodes, 1973)
Muriel Baptiste ...
 Marguerite de Bourgogne (2 episodes, 1972)
Claude Brosset ...
 Souastre (2 episodes, 1973)
André Falcon ...
 Enguerrand de Marigny (2 episodes, 1972)
Florence Dunoyer ...
 Lady le Despenser (2 episodes, 1972-1973)
André Haber ...
 Jean de Fiennes (2 episodes, 1973)
Michel Favory ...
 Miles de Noyer (2 episodes, 1973)
Catherine Hubeau ...
 Blanche de Bourgogne (2 episodes, 1972)
Jean-Pierre Jorris ...
 Evard / ... (2 episodes, 1972-1973)
Claude Giraud ...
 Mortimer (2 episodes, 1973)
Françoise Meyruels ...
 Angelina (2 episodes, 1973)
Antoinette Martin ...
 Une dame de Parage / ... (2 episodes, 1972-1973)
Robert Lombard ...
 Portefruit (2 episodes, 1972)
Eric Kruger ...
 Kent (2 episodes, 1973)
André Mathis ...
 Maltravers (2 episodes, 1973)
Ghislaine Porret ...
 Jeanne 'La boiteuse' / ... (2 episodes, 1973)
Yvon Sarray ...
 Thierry d'Hirson (2 episodes, 1972-1973)
Georges Riquier ...
 Eudes de Bourgogne (2 episodes, 1973)
William Sabatier ...
 Leicester 'Tors-Col' (2 episodes, 1973)
Jean Turlier ...
 Kièrez / ... (2 episodes, 1973)
Gilles Vidal ...
 Hugues le Despenser (2 episodes, 1972-1973)
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Even better than I expected!
20 November 2005 | by (Brasília, Brazil) – See all my reviews

As a Maurice Druon's Rois Maudits fan I got crazy when I read about the 2005 TV series. Then I knew that there was a 1972 series and I got crazy to get it. Well, it was even better than I imagine.

The Rois Maudits collection tells about the curse Jacques the Molay, great master of the Templars, cast on the French King, Philippe IV Le Bel, and his descendants till the 13th generation. Tragedy after tragedy comes over the characters. So an advise: do not love one of them too much, or you can be very sad and very quick!

People must know that it's a play style movie, the actors and actress came from the comédie française and are wonderful at this kind of production. What amazed me most is the fact that even when the character of the book does not fit the person, the actor or actress impersonates it too well that I got convinced that they are the same person at all. One example is Georges Ser, he is Louis X Le Hutin, exactly he is in the book.

The best book made film I ever seen. I can miss one or two scenes, specially those of baby Edward (III) in the first episode, but all is in the correct place and the actors are great. The only real problem is: there are not subtitles. You must know French, or like me, have a poor French but remember all the books and dialogues. Well, I enjoyed, and I recommend!


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