Blanche (1971 film)  

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Blanche (1971) is a film directed by Walerian Borowczyk based on Juliusz Słowacki's Mazeppa (1840).



In the twelfth century, in a remote area, an old lord runs his castle, his household, his domain. He lives with his very young wife, and his young son Nicolas, from a first marriage, still single. Blanche and Nicolas form a strong bond.

The king invites himself and his troupe for a short stay, and falls in love with Blanche. The page Bartolomeo (Jacques Perrin) is asked to arrange an interview.

The jealousy of the old lord awakens...

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The film is featured in The Reel Middle Ages (2015) by Kevin J. Harty.

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