In Versailles, 1783, biting wit and ridicule were the coin of the day. What few favors or grants the King would dispense, he did so on a scale of wit or ridicule. The more clever the words, the greater the chances the favor would be allowed. To win support for a badly needed project in his region, Gregoire Ponceludon de Malavoy (Charles Berling) journeys to Versailles to persuade the palace with logic, reason and an... Full synopsis »
November 22, 1996
Rated R for graphic nudity, some sexuality and brief violence
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