Lisa, a successful fashion photographer, meets and falls in love with
Laurent, a wealthy businessman. Unfortunately, he is already
married and seems to be more preoccupied with rescuing his daughter
from the amorous clutches of an unsuitable suitor. Lisa's dismay
at Laurent's lack of interest in her drives her to the point of
is a French-Italian romantic film drama first released in France on 6th May 1966,
directed by Jean Delannoy.
The film is based on a novel by Christine de Rivoyre and stars Gina Lollobrigida, Louis Jourdan, Corinne Marchand, Philippe Noiret and Muriel Baptiste.
It has also been released under the title: The Sultans
It is a Bercol Films production, produced by Jacques-Paul Bertrand and distributed by Societé Cinématographique Lyre.
Our overall rating for Les Sultans
is: mediocre - watchable, but not unless you have something better to do,
Other memorable films that have been directed by Jean Delannoy include: Le Garçon sauvage
Maigret et l'affaire Saint-Fiacre
(1963). The actor Gina Lollobrigida has also appeared in: Beat the Devil
Le piacevoli notti
Other romance/drama films of the 1960s from France that are recommended viewing include: Agnès Varda's Le Bonheur
François Truffaut's Jules et Jim
Peter Brook's Moderato cantabile
Jean-Luc Godard's Vivre sa vie
Henri Verneuil's Week-end à Zuydcoote