Les Grandes Manoeuvres

France, 1955

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Armand de la Vennes prides himself as the Don Juan of his cavalry regiment. To prove his reputation he accepts a bet that he can win any woman in the town chosen by his fellows, in the month before the regiment leaves for summer manoeuvres. Marie-Louise (Michele Morgan), beautiful divorcee and new arrival in town, is selected as his target. What starts out as a lighthearted wager turns into serious drama as Armand tries vainly to overturn his reputation and prove himself to be loving, faithful and honest. Stars Brigitte Bardot and Gerard Philipe.

Credits

production company

Filmsonor

Rizzoli Film

director
Duration

01:46:00:00

Production places
France
Production dates
1955

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324964

Language

French

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - France

Foreign language films

Romance

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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