The Royalists

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The Royalists
Directed by Henri Calef
Produced by Charles Legrand
Written by Charles Spaak
Pierre Brive
Based on Les Chouans
by Honoré de Balzac
Music by Joseph Kosma
Cinematography Claude Renoir
Edited by Jacques Grassi
Raymonde Nevers
Distributed by Les Films du Tétras
Release date
20 March 1947
Running time
109 minutes
Country France
Language French

The Royalists (French: Les Chouans) is a 1947 French historical drama film directed by Henri Calef and starring Paul Amiot, Roland Armontel and Roger Bontemps. It is an adaptation of Honoré de Balzac's 1829 novel Les Chouans.

Later film version: Chouans! (1988), directed by Philippe de Broca.



  • Oscherwitz,Dayna & Higgins, MaryEllen. The A to Z of French Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2009.

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