Delusions of Grandeur Movie Review Summary

Actors: Louis De Funès, Yves Montand, Karin Schubert, Gabriele Tinti, Paul Préboist, Alice Sapritch

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Loosely based on Victor Hugo's "Ruy Blas", DELUSIONS OF GRANDEUR (La Folie des Grandeurs) is a movie written and directed by Gérard Oury in 1971.
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Don Salluste, Minister of the King of Spain, is relieved of his duties by the Queen. Dreaming of revenge, Salluste will force his own servant Yves Montand to appear at the King's court as Don Caesar, a noble of Spain coming from the Americas. Salluste wants the Queen to fall in love with Don Cesar in order to denounce them to the King. Soon, the servant and the Queen agree to meet secretly.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   romancing for business purpose Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   prince/king/queen/knight Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   politician/elected ruler Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Hispanic/Latinic


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Spain Desert?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   castle

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   play

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