Angélique, marquise des anges — 4 years ago
A French period melodrama (1964), it is based on the first part of a French historical romance Angelique series. It is about Angélique de Sancé de Monteloup, fifth child of an impoverished country nobleman set in Mid-17th century France under the young Sun King Louis XIV. She is betrothed at 17 to Joffrey de Peyrac, the 12 years older rich but cripple Comte de (count of) Peyrac de Morens and seigneur (Lord) of Toulouse, for the sake of her family, Angélique reluctantly agrees to the match. As Angelique gradually discovers his other remarkable talents as scientist, musician and philosopher, she falls passionately in love with him. But court intrigue threatened their marriage as her husband was arrested on trumped up charges. Her beauty make her the target of various courtiers. In the end she joined the underground led by Nicolas, her friend… Michèle Mercier as Angélique de Peyrac is seductive and enchanting.