Camille (1984 film)

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Distributed by Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions
Directed by Desmond Davis
Produced by Norman Rosemont
Written by Alexandre Dumas, fils (novel& play)
Blanche Hanalis
Starring Greta Scacchi
Colin Firth
John Gielgud
Billie Whitelaw
Patrick Ryecart
Denholm Elliott
Ben Kingsley
Music by Allyn Ferguson
Cinematography Jean Tournier
Editing by Alan Pattillo
Country United Kingdom
United States
Language English
Release date 11 December 1984 (1984-12-11)
Running time 100 minutes

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.


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Camille (disambiguation)

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