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The Night of Varennes (1982)

02/16/1983 (US) DramaHistory 2h 31m


In June of 1791, a group of passengers in a stagecoach find themselves caught up in the events of the French Revolution, when they find themselves in the city of Varennes when revolutionists arrest the fleeing King Louis.

  1. Ettore Scola

    Director, Writer

  2. Catherine Rihoit


  3. Sergio Amidei


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jean-Louis Barrault

    Jean-Louis Barrault

    Nicolas Edmé Restif de la Bretonne

  2. Marcello Mastroianni

    Marcello Mastroianni

    Casanova, Chevalier de Seingalt

  3. Hanna Schygulla

    Hanna Schygulla

    Countess Sophie de la Borde

  4. Harvey Keitel

    Harvey Keitel

    Thomas Paine

  5. Jean-Claude Brialy

    Jean-Claude Brialy

    Monsieur Jacob

  6. Andréa Ferréol

    Andréa Ferréol

    Madame Adélaïde Gagnon

  7. Jean-Louis Trintignant

    Jean-Louis Trintignant

    Monsieur Sauce

  8. Michel Piccoli

    Michel Piccoli

    King Louis XVI

  9. Michel Vitold

    Michel Vitold

    De Florange

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The Night of Varennes
The Night of Varennes

Original Title La Nuit de Varennes

Status Released

Original Language French

Budget -

Revenue -


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