Le bon roi Dagobert (1984 film)

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Directed by Dino Risi
Produced by Renzo Rossellini
Written by Dino Risi
Age & Scarpelli
Gérard Brach
Story by Age & Scarpelli
Starring Ugo Tognazzi
Michel Serrault
Music by Guido De Angelis & Maurizio De Angelis
Cinematography Dante Ferretti
Distributed by Gaumont
Release dates
Running time
118 min
Country Italy-France
Language Italian-French

Le Bon Roi Dagobert (Good King Dagobert, in Italian: Dagobert) is a 1984 French-Italian film directed by Dino Risi.


The film is inspired by a popular song against the French monarchy, created during the French Revolution.

During the 7th century, the lazy and messy King Dagobert I goes to Rome to ask Pope Honorius I for forgiveness of his sins of revelry and fornication. But Dagobert does not know that the pope, while he is still traveling, was replaced in a conspiracy by a perfect double. The replacement is a crude and rude man, even more stupid than Dagobert.

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