RUY BLAS

 

RUY BLAS, DER GELIEBTE | DER KÖNIGIN
Directed by Pierre Billon
Starring : Jean Marais, Danielle Darrieux, Marcel Herrand

 

1947 | 93’ | B&W | OV French | French classic | DCP
Film restored in 2008
Subtitles : English, German
Rights : International

 

Don Salluste, exiled from Spain, plans his revenge on the Queen. He introduces Ruy Blas – a young student who is the spitting image of Salluste’s friend, Don Cesar – to the Queen. Soon Ruy Blas becomes popular and the Queen, who has fallen in love with him, appoints him Prime Minister. But Salluste has not abandoned his plans for revenge.

 

Based on the novel of the same name by Victor Hugo

 

(Trailer)