The Lady and the Duke


2h 9m 2001

Brief Synopsis

The true story of Grace Elliott, a beautiful royalist Englishwoman living perilously in France during the Revolution, and her sometimes affectionate, sometimes tempestuous relationship with Philippe, Duke of Orleans, a cousin of King Louis XVI but nonetheless a supporter of revolutionary ideas. The

Film Details

Also Known As
Anglaise et le duc, Die Lady und der Herzog, Inglesa y el duque, L' Anglaise et le duc, La Inglesa y el duque, La nobildonna e il duca, Lady and the Duke, Lady und der Herzog, nobildonna e il duca
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2001
Production Company
Buf, Inc.; France 3 Cinéma; PathT International; PathT International; PathT International; Pathe Image; Pathe Image; Pathe Image; Sony Pictures Classics
Distribution Company
MONGREL MEDIA/SONY PICTURES CLASSICS; Alternative Films; Bim Distribuzione; Constantin Film Development, Inc.; Eye International; Mongrel Media; Mongrel Media; Monopole Pathe Films Ag; PathT International; PathT International; Pathe Image; Primer Plano Film Group; Sony Pictures Classics; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Tobis Film; Vertigo Films (Spain)
Location
Duboi Studios, St. Ouen, France

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 9m

Synopsis

The true story of Grace Elliott, a beautiful royalist Englishwoman living perilously in France during the Revolution, and her sometimes affectionate, sometimes tempestuous relationship with Philippe, Duke of Orleans, a cousin of King Louis XVI but nonetheless a supporter of revolutionary ideas. The Lady manages to persuade the Duke to rescue an outlaw, but fails to keep him from voting for the King's execution.

Film Details

Also Known As
Anglaise et le duc, Die Lady und der Herzog, Inglesa y el duque, L' Anglaise et le duc, La Inglesa y el duque, La nobildonna e il duca, Lady and the Duke, Lady und der Herzog, nobildonna e il duca
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2001
Production Company
Buf, Inc.; France 3 Cinéma; PathT International; PathT International; PathT International; Pathe Image; Pathe Image; Pathe Image; Sony Pictures Classics
Distribution Company
MONGREL MEDIA/SONY PICTURES CLASSICS; Alternative Films; Bim Distribuzione; Constantin Film Development, Inc.; Eye International; Mongrel Media; Mongrel Media; Monopole Pathe Films Ag; PathT International; PathT International; Pathe Image; Primer Plano Film Group; Sony Pictures Classics; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Tobis Film; Vertigo Films (Spain)
Location
Duboi Studios, St. Ouen, France

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 9m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring May 10, 2002

Released in United States on Video October 1, 2002

Released in United States 2001

Released in United States February 2001

Eric Rohmer was awarded a Golden Lion for Career Achievement at the 2001 Venice International Film Festival.

Shown at New York Film Festival September 28 - October 14, 2001.

Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Venice 58 - out of competition) August 29 - September 8, 2001.

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 21-28, 2001.

Began shooting April 2000.

Completed shooting June 2000.

Released in United States Spring May 10, 2002

Released in United States on Video October 1, 2002

Released in United States 2001 (Eric Rohmer was awarded a Golden Lion for Career Achievement at the 2001 Venice International Film Festival.)

Released in United States 2001 (Shown at New York Film Festival September 28 - October 14, 2001.)

Released in United States 2001 (Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Venice 58 - out of competition) August 29 - September 8, 2001.)

Released in United States February 2001 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 21-28, 2001.)