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Don't Touch The Axe

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Don't Touch The Axe (Ne touchez pas la hache)

Don't Touch The Axe (Ne touchez pas la hache)

Don't Touch The Axe (Ne touchez pas la hache)

original title:

NE TOUCHEZ PAS LA HACHE

directed by:

cast:

Jeanne Balibar, Guillaume Depardieu, Michel Piccoli, Bulle Ogier, Marc Barbé, Victoria Zinny, Remo Girone, Anne Cantineau, Thomas Durand, Nicolas Bouchaud, Mathias Jung, Julie Judd, Beppe Chierici, Paul Chevillard, Birgit Ludwig, Denis Freyd, Claude Delaugerre

cinematography:

costume design:

distribution:

country:

France/Italy

year:

2007

film run:

137'

format:

35mm - colour

festivals & awards:

When Montriveau meets Antoinette de Navarreins, he is taken by her at first sight, encouraged by her who is up to her usual society tricks. Montriveau tries, in vain, to obtain an irrefutable proof of love. To which Antoinette opposes, hypocritically, religious arguments. During a ball, Montriveau takes her away, hands and feet bound. But he renounces. Henceforth, the duchess is taken by him, but the situation is reversed. But Montriveau will learn the truth too late..