The Accursed Kings

The Accursed Kings (1972)

  • Genre: Drama, War & Politics
  • Creator: Maurice Druon
  • First Air Date: 1972-12-21
  • Last Air Date: 1973-01-24
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 6
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 616 min.
  • Production Company: Office de Radiodiffusion Télévision Française
  • Production Country: France
  • Networks: ORTF Télévision 2
  • Director: Claude Barma
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It is the start of the 14th century and Philip IV the Fair reigns supreme over France. His three sons would rule after him. Isabelle, his only daughter, is married to King Edward II of England. Under Philip's reign, France is great but its people are unhappy. Only one power dares to stand up to him: the order of the Knights Templar. When the last Grand Master of the Temple, Jacques de Molay, is burned at the stake, he curses Philip and so begins a dark period, full of blood and violence, death and tears ...

  • Keywords: france, historical figure, royalty, king, historical drama, king of france, french history, french
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    The Accursed Kings Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1972-12-21
    6 Episodes

    The Accursed Kings Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Le Roi de fer90 min
    Season 1Episode 2La Reine étranglée90 min
    Season 1Episode 3Les Poisons de la couronne90 min
    Season 1Episode 4La Louve de France90 min
    Season 1Episode 5Le Lys et le Lion90 min
    • Jean Piat

      as Robert d'Artois
    • Louis Seigner

      as Spinello Tolomeï, capitaine général des comptoirs banquiers
    • Hélène Duc

      as Mahaut d'Artois, comtesse, tante de Robert
    • Jean-Luc Moreau

      as Guccio Baglioni, neveu de Spinello Tolomeï
    • André Luguet

      as Hugues de Bouville, chambellan de Philippe IV le Bel
    • Jean Desailly

      as Le narrateur (voix)
    Writing Marcel Jullian Writer
    Directing Claude Barma Director
    Art Pierre Voisin Set Decoration
    Writing Maurice Druon Novel
    Sound Georges Delerue Original Music Composer
    Writing Maurice Druon Adaptation
    Crew Claude Carliez Stunt Coordinator
    Camera Pierre Mareschal Director of Photography
    Art Maurice Valay Head Decorator
    Art Maurice Valay Set Decoration
    Costume & Make-Up Monique Dunan Costume Mistress
    Costume & Make-Up Catherine Rebeyrol Costume Assistant
    Directing Stéphane Bertin Assistant Director
    Directing Jacques Stocanne Assistant Director
    Art Christiane Frinault Props
    Art Christiane Frinault Decorator
    Costume & Make-Up Andrée Guikovaty Makeup Department Head
    Costume & Make-Up Nicole Dalance Hair Department Head
    Editing Micheline Freslon Editor
    Crew Jean-Paul Bost Mixing Engineer
    Sound Jean-Paul Bost Sound Engineer
    Directing Arthur Soppelsa Stage Director
    Crew Michèle Pietri Production Controller
    Production Bernard Zimmermann Production Director
    Art Jean Tridon Decorator
    Art Jacques Leger Painter
    Art André Pugliesse Painter
    Art Jacques Brule Painter
    Art Sylvie Meneau Painter
    Art Jean Sardy Painter