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DON'T TOUCH THE AXE

by Jacques Rivette

synopsis

Set during the Restoration, when society was dominated by hypocrisy, the importance of appearances and money, the film follows the ups and downs of a doomed love story, with a blend of passion and revenge between General Montriveau and the Duchesse de Langeais
The adaptation of Honoré de Balzac's La Duchesse de Langeais.

international title: Don't Touch the Axe
original title: Ne touchez pas la hache
country: France
sales agent: Les Films du Losange
year: 2007
genre: fiction
directed by: Jacques Rivette
release date: FR 21/03/2007, BE 13/06/2007, IT 13/07/2007
screenplay: Jacques Rivette, Pascal Bonitzer, Christine Laurent
cast: Jeanne Balibar, Guillaume Depardieu, Michel Piccoli, Bulle Ogier
cinematography by: William Lubtchansky
film editing: Nicole Lubtchansky
art director: Emmanuel de Chauvigny
costumes designer: Maira Ramedhan Lévy
producer: Martine Marignac
production: Pierre Grise Productions, Cinemaundici
distributor: Les Films du Losange, Mikado
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