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Camille (1984 film)

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Directed by  Desmond Davis
Original language(s)  English
Theme music composer  Allyn Ferguson
Written by  Alexandre Dumas, fils (novel& play) Blanche Hanalis
Starring  Greta Scacchi Colin Firth John Gielgud Billie Whitelaw Patrick Ryecart Denholm Elliott Ben Kingsley
Country of origin  United Kingdom United States

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.


  • Greta Scacchi as Marguerite Gautier
  • Colin Firth as Armand Duval
  • John Gielgud as Duke de Charles
  • Billie Whitelaw as Prudence Duvorney
  • Patrick Ryecart as Gaston
  • Ben Kingsley as Duval
  • Denholm Elliott as Count de Nolly
  • Rachel Kempson as Hortense
  • Ronald Pickup as Jean
  • Julie Dawn Cole as Julie
  • Natalie Ogle as Blanche
  • Richard Beale as Farmer
  • Kathy Staff as Flower Lady
  • Maurice Teynac as Joseph
  • William Morgan Sheppard as Captain
  • Shelagh McLeod as Nicole
  • References

    Camille (1984 film) Wikipedia

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