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The Duellists
Directed by:
Ridley Scott

Directed by Ridley Scott, "The Duellists" (also known as "Duellisten, Die", "Duellanti, I") is an Action/War/Drama film, released on January 14 of 1978 in the USA . Keith Carradine and Harvey Keitel are starring, alongside Albert Finney, Edward Fox, Cristina Raines and Robert Stephens.

Fencing is a science. Loving is a passion. Duelling is an obsession.

Who directed "The Duellists":

The Duellists was directed by Ridley Scott, an English producer, director, and writer.

After making The Duellists, Ridley Scott directed Alien, released in 1979, Blade Runner (1982), Legend (1985), Someone to Watch Over Me (1987), Black Rain (1989), and Thelma & Louise (1991).

What was the release date of "The Duellists":

The Duellists was first released in the United States on Saturday, January 14, 1978.. This was forty-two (42) years ago.

It has been released on December, 1977 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, August 31, 1977 in France and on Friday, May 19, 1978 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "The Duellists":

At the casting of The Duellists we find Keith Carradine, previously seen in Welcome to L.A. (1976) and Nashville (1975); Harvey Keitel (Welcome to L.A. (1976), Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976)); Albert Finney (The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (1975), Murder on the Orient Express (1974)) [ more... ]

  • Edward Fox, Tom Conti and John McEnery can also be seen in Galileo, released in 1975.
  • John McEnery, Diana Quick and Alan Webb also appeared in Nicholas and Alexandra, released in 1971.
  • Robert Stephens and John McEnery also appeared in Romeo and Juliet, released in 1968.

What is the Storyline of "The Duellists":

Set during the Napoleonic Wars, it features two French Hussar officers, Armand d'Hubert (Keith Carradine) and Gabriel Féraud (Harvey Keitel). A misunderstanding between them over an initially minor incident becomes a quarrel that turns into a bitter, long-drawn out feud over the following fifteen years, interwoven with the larger conflict that provides its backdrop. At the beginning, Féraud is the one who jealously guards his honour and repeatedly demands satisfaction anew when a duelling encounter ends [...]

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