Camille (1984 film)

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Written by Alexandre Dumas, fils (novel and play)
Blanche Hanalis
Directed by Desmond Davis
Starring Greta Scacchi
Colin Firth
John Gielgud
Billie Whitelaw
Patrick Ryecart
Denholm Elliott
Ben Kingsley
Theme music composer Allyn Ferguson
Country of origin United Kingdom
United States
Original language(s) English
Producer(s) Norman Rosemont
Cinematography Jean Tournier
Editor(s) Alan Pattillo
Running time 100 minutes
Distributor Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions
Original release 11 December 1984 (1984-12-11)

Camille is a 1984 television film based on the 1852 novel and play La Dame aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas, fils. It was adapted by Blanche Hanalis and directed by Desmond Davis. It stars Greta Scacchi, Colin Firth, John Gielgud, Billie Whitelaw, Patrick Ryecart, Denholm Elliott and Ben Kingsley.


Camille is a courtesan in 19th-century Paris: she falls deeply in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to ruin his hope of a career and position by marrying Armand, she acquiesces and leaves her lover, leading the two lovers to other relationships and to tragedy.


See also

Camille (disambiguation)

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