Fanfan is a young handsome peasant. He joins the army to escape marriage and because a gipsy girl predicted he will get glory and the king's daughter as a wife. But the gipsy girl was in fact Adeline, the daughter of the recruiting officer. Once he has discovered the stratagem, Fanfan refuses to forget this dream and decides to fulfill the destiny of the fake prediction. Fantastic swashbuckling adventures in a 18th century setting, with a light criticism of the war and the mighty. Written by
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Italian censorship visa # 12475 delivered on 31-7-1952. See more
This is a fun film not to be taken as history, but it is supposed to be set in the Seven Years War in the 18th Century. The troops are carrying percussion cap rifles from the 1860s. See more
Referenced in One Hundred and One Nights