About

An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to someone of his position. Merivel is ordered to marry his King's mistress in order to divert the queens suspicions. He is given one order by the king and that is not to fall in love. The situat...

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Directed by

Michael Hoffman

Written by

Rose Termain (Writer)
Rupert Walters (Writer)

Runtime

117 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

An ordinary man, an irresistible offer. In a world of seduction and power, temptation has its price.

Cast

Keywords

jealousy wealth medicine court 17th century fountain spaniel gloves british monarchy charles ii

Photos

Awards

Oscar for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

Oscar for Best Costume Design