King, Queen, Knave (film)

King, Queen, Knave

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Directed by Jerzy Skolimowski
Produced by Lutz Hengst
David L. Wolper
Screenplay by David Seltzer
David Shaw
Story by Vladimir Nabokov
Starring Gina Lollobrigida
David Niven
Music by Stanley Myers
Cinematography Charly Steinberger
Edited by Melvin Shapiro
Release dates
  • 8 June 1972 (1972-06-08)
Running time
94 minutes
Country West Germany
Language English

King, Queen, Knave is a 1972 West German comedy film directed by Jerzy Skolimowski, based on the novel of the same name by Vladimir Nabokov. It was entered into the 1972 Cannes Film Festival.[1]


The film follows a young man named Frank, who comes to live with his Uncle and Aunt. Slowly, he starts to fantasize about a relationship with his Aunt Martha.



  1. "Festival de Cannes: King, Queen, Knave". Retrieved 13 April 2009.

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