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Running time
102 min.
France France
Rémi Waterhouse
Antoine Duhamel
Thierry Arbogast
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Epithète Films / Cinéa / France 3 Cinéma
Comedy. Drama. Romance | Costume Drama. 18th Century
Synopsis / Plot
In the periwigged and opulent France of Louis XVI, an unwitting nobleman soon discovers that survival at court demands both a razor wit and an acid tongue.
1996: Nominated for Oscar: Best Foreign Language Picture
1996: Nominated for Golden Globe: Best Foreign Language Picture
1996: BAFTA Awards: Best Foreign Language Picture
1996: 4 Cesar Awards: Movie, Costume Design, Director, diseño of producción. 12 Nominations
1996: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Language Picture
1996: Cannes Film Festival: Nominated for Palme d'Or (Best Film)
1996: National Board of Review: Best Foreign Language Picture
1996: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Editing & Foreign Language Picture
1996: Critics' Choice Awards: Best Foreign Language Film
1996: Chicago International Film Festival: Gold Hugo - Best Movie
1996: Chicago Film Critics: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
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