Saint-Cyr (2000)

Saint-Cyr
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime N/A
Genres Drama, Period, Historical
Keywords N/A
Status Released
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Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Eric Vidart-Loeb Location Manager n/a 193 5000003
Thomas Mauch Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Ludo Troch Editor n/a 172 7000001
Christophe Marillier Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Jerome Chalou Production Manager n/a 305 5000001
Yves Thomas Writer (dialogue) dialogue 120952 4000003
Yves Dangerfield Source Material (from novel) ("La Maison d'Esther") 120793 4000004
John Cale Music n/a 120781 8000001
Bibiane LaPointe Music ("Music of Esther") 120781 8000002
Jean-Daniel Vuillermoz Costume Designer n/a 169 13000002
Henri Morelle Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Edith Vesperini Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Antoinette Boulat Casting n/a 179 10000001
Thierry Maeder Music ("Music of Esther") 120781 8000003
Thierry Francois Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Yves Thomas Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Patricia Mazuy Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Nina Meurisse Actor Lucie de Fontenelle 1 1000006
Morgane More Actor Anne de Grandcamp 1 1000007
Ingrid Heiderscheidt Actor De la Maisonfort 1 1000008
Anne Marev Actor Madame de Brinon 1 1000005
Jean-Francois Balmer Actor Jean Racine 1 1000004
Jean-Pierre Kalfon Actor Louis XIV 1 1000002
Simon Reggiani Actor The Abbot, Godet des Marais 1 1000003
Bernard Waver Actor Abbot Gobelin 1 1000009
Jeanne Le Bigot Actor (As a Little Girl) 1 1000010
Helga Bahr Co-Producer n/a 170 3000002
Diana Elbaum Co-Producer n/a 170 3000003
Denis Freyd Producer n/a 3 3000001
Patricia Mazuy Director n/a 2 2000001
Mathilde Lechasles Actor (As a Little Girl) 1 1000011
Jeremie Renier Actor The Page 1 1000012
Isabelle Huppert Actor Madame de Maintenon 1 1000001
Synopsis
Late 17th century France. Madame de Maintenon, wife of Louis XIV, has founded Saint-Cyr, a boarding school outside of Paris for the daughters of destitute nobility. Girls of all ages are brought here to acquire the language and manners befitting their rank. For Madame de Maintenon, what begins as an amusing form of cultural charity will, over the years, become a source of nightmarish anxiety and religious fanaticism. When the blooming young women present the court with a play by Racine, Saint-Cyr is brought to the attention of the king's entourage of rapacious young men in need of 'fresh blood'. The ensuing wave of wedding proposals only serves to exacerbate the growing sensual tension of adolescence that is wreaking havok in Saint-Cyr. As a result, Madame de Maintenon turns to father Godet des Marais, an uncompromising Lazarist priest, who shrouds Saint-Cyr in a cloak of disciplinarian asceticism. But will it ultimately bring Madame de Maintenon and her girls salvation or damnation?
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