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Burgundy 1728. Old count Antoine d'Eon is overjoyed. His daughter-in-law has finally given birth to a boy and he will at long last be able to transmit his inheritance to his son Pascal. At least this is what he thinks, for Pascal has concealed from his father the fact that his son was ... a daughter, his eighth daughter! Well, enough is enough and Geneviève has no other choice but become a boy first, then a soldier and even the special envoy of Louis XV, King of France, to Catherine II, the Czarina of Russia.

  1. Jacqueline Audry


  2. Pierre Laroche


  3. Jacques Rémy


  4. Cécil Saint-Laurent


  5. Ennio De Concini


  6. Vittorio Nino Novarese


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  1. Andrée Debar

    Geneviève d'Éon / Charles, chevalier d'Éon, agent secret au service du Roi

  2. Bernard Blier

    Bernard Blier

    le baron d'Exter, le chef des espions à la solde des Prussiens

  3. Dany Robin

    Dany Robin

    la comtesse De Monval, l'envoyée spéciale du Roi Louis XV

  4. Gabriele Ferzetti

    Gabriele Ferzetti

    Bernard Turquet de Mayenne

  5. Isa Miranda

    Isa Miranda

    la tsarine Elisabeth Petrovana de Russie

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The Great Deception
The Great Deception


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Original Title Le secret du chevalier d'Eon

Status Released

Release Information

  • September 23, 1959


Original Language French

Runtime 1h 38m

Budget -

Revenue -



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