Le Masque de fer

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Le Masque de fer
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Directed by Henri Decoin
Written by Cecil Saint-Laurent
Starring Jean Marais
Claudine Auger
Jean-Francois Poron
Gisèle Pascal
Cinematography Pierre Petit
Edited by Louisette Hautecoeur
Music by Georges Van Parys
Distributed byGaumont
Release dates
France :
October 26, 1962 (1962-10-26)
Italy :
March 8, 1963 (1963-03-08) [1]
Running time
127 min.
CountriesFrance
Italy
Box office2,431,259 admissions (France) [2]

Le Masque de fer ("The Iron Mask") is a 1962 French film directed by Henri Decoin, based on the 1850 novel The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas and specifically part 3 of the novel, The Man in the Iron Mask; which in turn is based on the real-life story of the Man in the Iron Mask.

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Synopsis

Mazarin gives d'Artagnan the mission to rescue the imprisoned brother of Louis XIV.

In a scene not in the original book, d'Artagnan grabs Isabelle de Saint-Mars, pulls up her dress, and spanks her to punish her for not keeping a promise she had made.

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  1. Pavlides, Dan. "Overview: Le Masque de Fer". Allmovie. Retrieved February 3, 2010.
  2. "Box Office Figures for Jean Marais films". Box Office Story.


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