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The Golden Coach (1952)

Le carrosse d'or (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, History | 5 January 1954 (USA)
Three men of varying social standing - a viceroy, a bullfighter, and a soldier - vie for the affections of an actress in 18th-century Peru.

Director:

Jean Renoir

Writers:

Jean Renoir (story and screenplay), Jack Kirkland (story and screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Anna Magnani ... Camilla
Odoardo Spadaro Odoardo Spadaro ... Don Antonio
Nada Fiorelli Nada Fiorelli ... Isabella
Dante ... Arlequin
Duncan Lamont ... Ferdinand, Le Viceroy
George Higgins George Higgins ... Martinez
Ralph Truman Ralph Truman ... Duc de Castro
Gisella Mathews Gisella Mathews ... Marquise Irene Altamirano
Raf De La Torre Raf De La Torre ... Le Procureur
Elena Altieri Elena Altieri ... Duchesse de Castro
Paul Campbell Paul Campbell ... Felipe
Riccardo Rioli Riccardo Rioli ... Ramon, le Toreador
William Tubbs William Tubbs ... Aubergiste (as William C. Tubbs)
Jean Debucourt ... Eveque de Carmol (de Comédie-Française)
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Storyline

In Peru in the eighteenth century. Camilla, the star of a theater company, hesitates between three men. The Viceroy gives her his magnificent golden coach. A young Spanish officer suggests the two of them settle down together among Indians. Ramon, a torero, offers her a share of his glory. Written by Vincent Merlaud <merlaud@studi.mathematik.hu-berlin.de>

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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 1954 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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Trivia

Francois Truffaut admired this film so much, he named his own production company (Les Films Du Carrosse) after it. See more »

Quotes

Camilla: Can they be learned?
Ferdinand, Le Viceroy: What?
Camilla: All those nice little tricks. Your ease. The way you dismiss everything feel is so important.
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admirable work
23 March 2018 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

It is the film of Anna Magnani. and that is far to be a surprise. because it represents not only charming reconstruction of Commedia dell' Arte but the chance to admire a precise way to build the seduction of a woman discovering herself. it is a Jean Renoir film and his mark is obvious in each scene. it is the film of a great show and bitter commedy. but , if you see it with more profound interest, you have the chance to discover a profound exploration of art, society and significant things. and that transforms it in one of usefull films escaping from the circle of specific genre. because, in essence it is a wise parable about the clash between life and art.


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