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Mata Hari, la vraie histoire (2003)

The Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari is accused of spying for Germany during the First World War.

Director:

Alain Tasma

Writer:

Philippe Collas
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Cast

Credited cast:
Maruschka Detmers ... Mata Hari
Bernard Giraudeau ... Le capitaine Bouchardon
Michel Aumont ... Le capitaine Ladoux
Sergio Peris-Mencheta ... Le capitaine Vadime de Masloff
Alain Mottet Alain Mottet ... Me Clunet
Michèle Gleizer Michèle Gleizer ... Soeur Léonide
Pascale Arbillot ... France Bouchardon
Christophe Kourotchkine Christophe Kourotchkine ... Le sergent Manuel Baudoin
Jacques Dacqmine ... Le général Lyautey
Jean-François Guillet Jean-François Guillet ... Le colonel Denvignes
Luc Palun Luc Palun ... Le commissaire Priolet
Jean Dell Jean Dell ... Le marquis de Margerie
Nicolas Pignon Nicolas Pignon ... Le major Kalle
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bernard Chabin Bernard Chabin ... Sous-lieutenant mercier
Gwenaël Clause Gwenaël Clause ... Inspecteur Hôtel (as Gwenael Clause)
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The Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari is accused of spying for Germany during the First World War.

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

8 November 2003 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Mata Hari - Die wahre Geschichte See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Connections

Version of The Sex Life of Mata Hari (1989) See more »

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A woman spy story during World War I
22 April 2005 | by htheureauSee all my reviews

A very honest historical recreation of a famous romantic episode of WWI, the trial and execution of Mata Hari, the renowned exotic dancer and adventuress, not to say high class prostitute, turned international spy. The movie focuses on the relationship between the officer in charge of the enquiry and Mata Hari herself, now a prisoner at the Hôpital St Lazare, which mostly housed "fallen women" at the time. The dialogues are taut and sharp, the ambiguities of the accused and of the prosecutor keep up the spectator's interest even if, as in Greek tragedies, we all know the ending beforehand. Bernard Giraudeau is remarkable as the prosecutor, and the final scene, in the famous moat of Vincennes, is sober and full of dignity.


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