French leading man Daniel Auteuil duels like a master in this swashbuckling adventure replete with swordfights, treachery, revenge and murder. The ruthless Count Gonzague is in line to inherit a fortune from his dashing cousin the Duke of Nevers and won't let anyone stand in his way, hiring young swordsman Largardere to be the assasin. But when the young Largardere switches his allegiance and becomes a loyal friend of Nevers, the Count leads his henchman into battle on the Duke's wedding day. When the bloodshed is over and many lives are lost, Gonzague is left to protect and raise his friend's orphaned infant and swears vengeance will one day be his. Adapted from the historical novel by Paul Feval, Le Bossu is an award-winning classic swashbuckler that received a BAFTA nomination and garnered a Cesar prize along with another eight nominations.