The Duellists Poster

Release Date: April 20th, 2003

DVD Release Date: December 3rd, 2002

PG|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
Armand d'Hubert (Keith Carradine) and Gabriel Féraud (Harvey Keitel) are French soldiers under Napoleon. A trivial quarrel between d'Hubert and Féraud escalates into a lifelong grudge, and, as war rages on, the officers repeatedly challenge one another to violent sword and pistol duels. After 15 years, both men have distinguished themselves through their service and become generals, however, their mutual hatred never ceases, even when the initial cause of their rivalry is forgotten.

Cast: Keith Carradine, Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney, Edward Fox, Cristina Raines, Robert Stephens, Tom Conti, John McEnery

Director: Ridley Scott

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Wife, Quest, France, Rivalry, Soldier, Rise


Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1978)
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1978)