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The Lovers of Manon Lescout (1954)

Gli amori di Manon Lescaut (original title)
In the reign of king Louis XV,a handsome student,Des Grieux, meets his charming cousin,Manon,just when she goes to the convent of Amiens,to take the veil.

Director:

Mario Costa

Writers:

Abbé Prévost (novel), Mario Costa (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Myriam Bru Myriam Bru ... Manon Lescaut
Franco Interlenghi ... Enrico des Grieux
Roger Pigaut Roger Pigaut ... Lescaut
Aldo Silvani Aldo Silvani ... Conte des Grieux
Marisa Merlini Marisa Merlini ... Elisa
Nerio Bernardi Nerio Bernardi ... Barone de Forté
Luigi Pavese Luigi Pavese ... Il mercante premuroso
Paolo Poli Paolo Poli ... Tiberge
Lily Granado Lily Granado ... Adriana
Lia Reiner Lia Reiner ... Affitacamere (as Lia Rainer)
Franco Scandurra Franco Scandurra ... Chatodoux
Georges Bréhat Georges Bréhat ... Il barone giocatore
Olga Solbelli Olga Solbelli ... La suora nel carcere
Nico Pepe Nico Pepe ... Il gioielliere
Ugo Sasso Ugo Sasso ... Un gendarme
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Storyline

In the reign of king Louis XV,a handsome student,Des Grieux, meets his charming cousin,Manon,just when she goes to the convent of Amiens,to take the veil.;It's love at first sight and the lovers decide to leave for Paris.After some delightful months ,money runs short.Des Grieux is kidnapped by his father who holds him prisoner.Manon,left to her own devices,thinks she is a deserted woman .Attracted by luxury,she become the marquis of Boysson's mistress.Des Grieux escapes.Manon quits her degenerate ways to follow him.But,once again,money runs out.Des Grieux cheats at gambling and is arrested. Written by dbdumonteil

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

1954 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Lovers of Manon Lescout See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Version of When a Man Loves (1927) See more »

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