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Knave of Hearts (film)

Knave of Hearts
Directed by René Clément
Written by René Clément
Starring Gérard Philipe
Release date(s)
Country France
United Kingdom
Language English
Box office £119,417 (UK)[1]

Knave of Hearts is a 1954 film about the adventures of a French philanderer in Paris and London. In France, it was released as Monsieur Ripois (the title of the original novel by Louis Hémon). In the United States, it was originally released as Lovers, Happy Lovers!, then later re-released as Lover Boy. The film, which was a French-British co-production, stars Gérard Philipe in the title role, and was directed by René Clément.

The film was entered into the 1954 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Special Jury Prize.[2]



External links

  • Internet Movie Database
Preceded by
Nous sommes tous des assassins (1952)
No award 1953
Special Jury Prize, Cannes
Succeeded by
Lost Continent

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