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True tale of the tumultuous love affair between two French literary icons of the 19th Century, novelist George Sand and poet Alfred de Musset. But their affair falls apart during an excursion to Venice, Italy where Musset is distracted by drugs and Sand by a handsome doctor.

  1. Diane Kurys

    Director, Writer

  2. François-Olivier Rousseau


  3. Murray Head


Top Billed Cast

  1. Juliette Binoche

    Juliette Binoche

    George Sand / Baroness Aurore Dudevant

  2. Benoît Magimel

    Benoît Magimel

    Alfred de Musset

  3. Stefano Dionisi

    Stefano Dionisi

    Pietro Pagello

  4. Robin Renucci

    Robin Renucci

    François Buloz

  5. Karin Viard

    Karin Viard

    Marie Dorval

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The Children of the Century
The Children of the Century



Original Title Les Enfants du Siècle

Status Released

Release Information

  • September 12, 1999


Original Language French

Runtime 2h 15m

Budget -

Revenue -



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