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Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975)

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114 min | Drama, History, War

France, 1719. Four years after Louix XIV's death, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent for the nine-year-old Louis XIV. Philippe is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an atheistic and cupid priest, as libertine as Philippe,...See moreFrance, 1719. Four years after Louix XIV's death, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent for the nine-year-old Louis XIV. Philippe is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an atheistic and cupid priest, as libertine as Philippe, tries to take advantage of a little rebellion lead by a Breton squire named Pontallec and of the famine to become archbishop. Written by Yepok See less
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Sep 18, 1977 (United States)

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72 cast members
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Philippe Noiret
Philippe d'Orléans Philippe d'Orléans   See fewer
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Jean Rochefort
L'abbé Dubois L'abbé Dubois   See fewer
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Jean-Pierre Marielle
Le marquis de Pontcallec Le marquis de Pontcallec   See fewer
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Alfred Adam
Le maréchal de Villeroy Le maréchal de Villeroy   See fewer
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Jean-Roger Caussimon
Le cardinal Le cardinal   See fewer
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Gérard Desarthe
Le duc de Bourbon / Duke of Bourbon Le duc de Bourbon / Duke of Bourbon   See fewer
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Michel Beaune
Le capitaine La Griollais Le capitaine La Griollais   See fewer
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Monique Chaumette
La gouvernante de Pontcallec La gouvernante de Pontcallec   See fewer
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François Dyrek
Montlouis Montlouis   See fewer
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Jean-Paul Farré
Le père Burdo Le père Burdo   See fewer
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Nicole Garcia
La Fillon La Fillon   See fewer
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Jacques Hilling
L'abbé Gratellard L'abbé Gratellard   See fewer
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Bernard Lajarrige
Amaury de Lambilly Amaury de Lambilly   See fewer
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Monique Lejeune
Madame de Sabran Madame de Sabran   See fewer
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Georges Riquier
Brunet d'Ivry Brunet d'Ivry   See fewer
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Brigitte Roüan
La prostituée La prostituée   See fewer
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Andrée Tainsy
La religieuse La religieuse   See fewer
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Marina Vlady
Madame de Parabère Madame de Parabère   See fewer
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Jean Amos
L'officier de police L'officier de police   See fewer
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Roland Amstutz
Le cocher du Régent Le cocher du Régent   See fewer
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Gilbert Bahon
Le cocher du fiacre Le cocher du fiacre   See fewer
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Bruno Balp
Le valet Lebanc Le valet Lebanc   See fewer
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Michel Berto
L'abbé de Louis XV L'abbé de Louis XV   See fewer
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Richard Bigotini
Le voisin de l'auberge Le voisin de l'auberge   See fewer
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Michel Blanc
Le valet de chambre de Louis XV Le valet de chambre de Louis XV   See fewer
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Liza Braconnier
La servante de Louis XV La servante de Louis XV   See fewer
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Agnès Château
La paysanne de l'accident La paysanne de l'accident   See fewer
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Philippe Chauveau
Le témoin de l'auberge Le témoin de l'auberge   See fewer
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Christian Clavier
Le valet de l'auberge / Pickpocket Le valet de l'auberge / Pickpocket   See fewer
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Daniel Duval
Le mirebalai Le mirebalai   See fewer
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Yves Elliot
Un paysan breton Un paysan breton   See fewer
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Pierre Forget
Le jésuite 'iroquois' Le jésuite 'iroquois'   See fewer
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Claude Furlan
L'ouvrier de l'auberge L'ouvrier de l'auberge   See fewer
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Guy Gerbaud
Le moine de la prison de Nantes Le moine de la prison de Nantes   See fewer
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Gilles Guillot
Le diacre de l'hospice Le diacre de l'hospice   See fewer
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Maurice Jacquemont
Le prêtre qui initie Dubois Le prêtre qui initie Dubois   See fewer
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Yvon Lec
Le curé de la procession Le curé de la procession   See fewer
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Jacques Lelut
Le premier bandoulier Le premier bandoulier   See fewer
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Bernadette Le Saché
Hélène de Lambilly Hélène de Lambilly   See fewer
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Thierry Lhermitte
le comte de Horn / Count of Horn le comte de Horn / Count of Horn   See fewer
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Eric Lorvoire
Un complice de Horn Un complice de Horn   See fewer
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Bertrand Migeat
Le second bandoulier Le second bandoulier   See fewer
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Pierre Moncorbier
L'abbé Fleury L'abbé Fleury   See fewer
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René Morard
Le colporteur Le colporteur   See fewer
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Jean-Jacques Moreau
Un paysan Un paysan   See fewer
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Max Morel
Actor Actor   See fewer
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Jacqueline Parent
Séverine, la filleule du Régent Séverine, la filleule du Régent   See fewer
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Gérard Pichon
Le boulanger Le boulanger   See fewer
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Bernard Pierrot
Le chef musicien Le chef musicien   See fewer
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Jean-Paul Poirier
Le dormeur Le dormeur   See fewer
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Jacky Pratoussy
Un laquais (as Jacques Pratoussy) Un laquais (as Jacques Pratoussy)   See fewer
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Colette Proust
La voyante La voyante   See fewer
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Patrick Raynal
Un laquais Un laquais   See fewer
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Blanche Raynal
La femme de Pontcallec (as Blanche Rayne) La femme de Pontcallec (as Blanche Rayne)   See fewer
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Jean Rougerie
Talhouet Talhouet   See fewer
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Marie-Jo Simenon
La novice La novice   See fewer
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Anthony Stuart
L'ambassadeur Stairs L'ambassadeur Stairs   See fewer
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Jean Turlier
Le curé de l'hospice Le curé de l'hospice   See fewer
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François Valorbe
De Rochefort De Rochefort   See fewer
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Jacques Van Dooren
Le suisse au nez d'argent Le suisse au nez d'argent   See fewer
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Hélène Vincent
Madame de Saint-Simon Madame de Saint-Simon   See fewer
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Michael Powell
John Law (scenes deleted) John Law (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Marcel Dalio
Le noble suffocant au repas (uncredited) Le noble suffocant au repas (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sophie Jany
La petite fille, future prostituée (uncredited) La petite fille, future prostituée (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gérard Jugnot
Footman (uncredited) Footman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Christophe Malavoy
Un paysan (à la fin du film) (uncredited) Un paysan (à la fin du film) (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.1 / 10 | 1,156 votes