The King's Whore


1h 53m 1991

Brief Synopsis

Set in the 17th-century, an Italian nobleman weds an impoverished countess, who is wooed by the King of Piedmont and faces pressure from his entire court to succumb to his wishes.

Film Details

Also Known As
Donna del re, La, Favorita del re, Jane la putain du roi, Jeanne, putain de roi, King's Mistress, The, King's Whore, La Donna del re, La Favorita del re, La Putain du roi, Putain du roi
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Completion Bond Company Inc; Eclair Group; Fr3 Films Productions; J & M Entertainment; SOFICA Cofimage
Distribution Company
Lauren Films; Ugc; Ugc International
Location
Turin, Italy; Paris, France; Northern Italy; Cinecitta Studios, Rome, Italy

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 53m

Synopsis

Set in the 17th-century, an Italian nobleman weds an impoverished countess, who is wooed by the King of Piedmont and faces pressure from his entire court to succumb to his wishes.

Crew

Michele Abbe

Production Designer

Amedeo Alessi

Makeup Assistant

Jean-yves Asselin

Unit Manager

Mino Barbera

Production Manager

Celeste Battistelli

Key Special Effects

Claudio Battistelli

Special Effects Technician

Maurice Bernart

Producer

Nathalie Bernart

Unit Manager

Claudia Bianchi

Hairstyles Assistant

Michele Boehm

Sound Editor

Anita Borgiotti

Script Supervisor

Mario Bramucci

Electrician

Tony Brandt

1st Assistant Director

Daniel Braunschweig

Property Master

Nancy Satterlee Brown

Dialogue Coach

Tiziana Callari

Other

Giovanni Cappelli

Swing Gang Leadman

Paolo Carbonari

Special Effects Technician

Rino Carboni

Makeup

Vittorio Carta

Union Liaison

Giorgio Catalano

Cashier

Rita Cecconi

Wardrobe Assistant

Claudia Celi

Choreography Assistant

Alain Centonze

1st Assistant Director

Katya Chelli

Sound Editor Assistant

Roberto Cocco

Production Supervisor

Pierre Collodin

Boom Operator

Axel Corti

Screenwriter

Muriel Coulin

Camera Assistant

Maria Del Carmen Cuadrat

Makeup Assistant

Pasal Cuissot

Apprentice Editor

Lorenzo D'ambrosio

Set Decorator

Paolo D'oca

Wardrobe Assistant

Lisa Dasteel

Production Coordinator

Claudio Diamanti

Grip

Guilio Diamanti

Key Grip

Roberto Diamanti

Grip

Carlo Diappi

Costume Designer

Stefano Dioguardi

Assistant

Chiara Donato

Wardrobe Assistant

Robert Easton

Dialogue Coach

Luc Etienne

2nd Assistant Director

Thomas Etzold

Camera Assistant

Giuseppe Fabrizi

Electrician

Michel Ferry

1st Assistant Director

William Flageollet

Sound Rerecording Engineer

Alfonso Fortunati

Other

Mario Francini

Unit Manager

Celeste Franzi

Other

Clara Fratarcangeli

Wardrobe Supervisor

Francesco Frigeri

Production Designer

Ofelia Garcia

Union Liaison

John Eliot Gardiner

Music Director (Monteverdi Choir And Orchestra And Equale Brass Ensemble)

Mirella Ginnoto

Hairstyles Assistant

Susanna Giovannini

Other

Tim Grimes

English Adaptation

Tim Grimes

Screenplay

Tim Grimes

Additional Dialogue

Alain Guyard

Swing Gang

Catherine Hodgson

Post-Synchronisation Assistant

Leslie Hodgson

Supervisor

Eric Jolly

Unit Manager

Kerry Kohler

Post-Synchronisation Assistant

Anna Korda

Dialogue Coach

Dorothea Korner

Camera Assistant

Gerard Lamps

Sound Rerecording Engineer

Marcello Lanza

Accountant Assistant

Rose-marie Lausson

Assistant Editor

Anne-marie Leduc

Assistant Editor

Jacques Leguillon

Set Decorator

Amedeo Leurini

Generator Operator

Jerome Levy

Foley Walker

Laurent Levy

Foley Walker

Pierfranco Luscri

Other

Francois Marcepoil

Art Direction

Marina Marin

Hairstyles Assistant

Derek Marlowe

Additional Dialogue

Derek Marlowe

Screenplay

Attilio Marta

Grip

Marcello Marta

Grip

Chris Martin

Boom Operator

Pietro Massotti

Props

Atos Mastrogirolamo

Art Direction

Colin Miller

Dialogue Editor

Gerald Molto

Production Manager

Sandrine Molto

Accountant Assistant

Marie-helene Mora

Apprentice Editor

Peter Musgrave

Dialogue Editor

Claudio Pacifico

Stunts

Gino Passanisi

Property Master

Peter Phillips

Music Director (Tallis Scholars)

Enrico Pini

Location Manager

Roberto Pizzi

Grip

Virgilio Ponti

Stunts

Marie Stym Popper

Publicist (France)

Angelo Ragusa

Stunts

Frederic Raphael

Screenwriter

Bruno Ricci

Unit Manager

Franco Rinaldi

Swing Gang

Gernot Roll

Director Of Photography

Paul Ronald

Stills

Francesco Sabelli

Special Effects Technician

Mauro Sacripanti

2nd Assistant Director

Umberto Santolamazza

Crowd Marshall Assistant

Spartaco Sardini

Electrician

Giovanni Savini

Grip

Mario Schiavone

Gaffer

Wieland Schulz-keil

Executive Producer

Wieland Schulz-keil

Producer

Giuseppe Sciusco

Bestboy

Felix Semyonov

Other

Rosetta Sestili

Union Liaison

Aldo Signoretti

Hairstyles

Gregorio Simili

Other

Orazio Sinacore

Electrician

Silvano Spoletini

Other

Alison Stamp

Soprano Soloist ("Miserere")

Anita Strizzi

Continuity

Franca Tasso

Other

Giuseppe Terlizzi

Electrician

Alberto Testa

Choreography

Adriano Tiberi

Props

Daniele Tiberi

Production Accountant

Gabriele Tiberi

Accountant Assistant

Jacques Tournier

Source Material (From Novel)

Giandomenico Trillo

Assistant

Fernando Valente

Construction Coordinator

Joelle Van Effenterre

Editor

Daniel Vigne

Screenwriter

Jean-pierre Vincent

Publicist (France)

Ian Voigt

Sound Recording

Michel Voinnet

Sound Recording

Rudolf Wichmann

Other

Gabriel Yared

Music

Paolo Zaccaria

Producer

Neno Zamperla

Stunt Coordinator

Rinaldo Zamperla

Stunts

Film Details

Also Known As
Donna del re, La, Favorita del re, Jane la putain du roi, Jeanne, putain de roi, King's Mistress, The, King's Whore, La Donna del re, La Favorita del re, La Putain du roi, Putain du roi
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Completion Bond Company Inc; Eclair Group; Fr3 Films Productions; J & M Entertainment; SOFICA Cofimage
Distribution Company
Lauren Films; Ugc; Ugc International
Location
Turin, Italy; Paris, France; Northern Italy; Cinecitta Studios, Rome, Italy

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 53m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1991

Released in United States on Video February 24, 1993

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica February 28 - March 8, 1991.

Began shooting October 16, 1989.

Completed shooting January 29, 1990.

The film is dedicated to the memory of Stephen Grimes.

The investment by the Club des Investisseurs, comprised of Credit Lyonnais, Credit Agricole, Credit National, Worms, Epargne de France, Caisse des Depots and Sodete, was guaranteed by the French government's Institut pour le Financement du Cinema et des Industries Culturelles (IFCIC).

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica February 28 - March 8, 1991.)

Released in United States on Video February 24, 1993 (under the titles "The King's Whore" and "The King's Mistress")