L’autre Dumas
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: World, except France
Classics, French Cinema
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Running time:
1 hours 45 minutes
Safy Nebbou
Gérard Depardieu, Benoit Poelvoorde
French with English subtitles

Synopsis: Nobody knows Auguste Maquet, and yet everybody knows “The Three Musketeers“. Everybody knows Alexandre Dumas who wrote the swashbuckling masterpiece but who knows that Maquet was his co-writer? Nobody does, as his name does not appear on the cover. At least not Charlotte Desrives, the lovely daughter of a doctor wasting away in prison for his political opinions. When the lively girl mistakes the shy Maquet for the fiery exrevolutionary Dumas, she begs him to help her have her father released. The former makes few efforts to put her right. She is so admiring of “him” … She is so pretty …

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