Delusions of Grandeur (film)

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La Folie des grandeurs
Delusions of Grandeur
Dessin du chapeau de Don Salluste dans "La Folie des grandeurs".png
Don Salluste's hat.
Directed by Gérard Oury
Produced by Alain Poiré
Written by Gérard Oury
Danièle Thompson
Marcel Jullian
Based on Ruy Blas
by Victor Hugo
Starring Louis de Funès
Yves Montand
Alice Sapritch
Music by Michel Polnareff, Hervé Roy
Cinematography Henri Decae
Wladimir Ivanov
Edited by Albert Jurgenson
Distributed by Gaumont
Release date
8 December 1971
Running time
108 minutes
Country France
Language French
Box office $41.7 million[1]

Delusions of Grandeur (French: La Folie des grandeurs) is a 1971 French comedy film directed by Gérard Oury.


Based on Victor Hugo's play, Ruy Blas, a tax collector of the 17th century Spanish court (Louis de Funès) tries to retrieve his job with the help of his valet (Yves Montand).



The English version of the film was released by Synkronized USA.[2]


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