Quills | 2000

Drama, Adaptation
About the Marquis de Sade, an inmate at an insane asylum who defies all attempts to keep him from writing and publishing pornographic prose.
Awards: 3 Oscar nominations. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Marquis de Sade

Actor

... Madeleine

Actor

... Abbe Coulmier

Actor

... Doctor Royer-Collard

Actor

... Madame LeClerc

Actor

... Delbene

Actor

... Simone

Actor

... Renee Pelagie

Actor

... Prouix

Actor

... Valcour

Actor

... Cleante

Actor

... Pitou

Actor

Company

AV Catering

Production Company

CTS

Production Company

Production Company

Production Company

Synopsis

Story of the Marquis de Sade's long imprisonment at the Chartenton Asylum for the Insane. Escaping execution during the French Revolution, Sade is given preferential treatment at Chartenton and allowed to write. But after his book "Justine" is smuggled out of the asylum and published in Paris, torturer Royer-Collard is sent to discipline the unruly writer.

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