Almost 19-year-old Marius feels himself in a rut in Marseille, his life planned for him by his cafe'-owning father, and he longs for the sea. The night before he is to leave on a 5-year voyage, Fanny, a girl he grew up with, reveals that she is in love with him, and he discovers that he is in love with her. He must choose between an exciting life at sea, and a boring life with the woman he loves. And Fanny must choose between keeping the man she loves, and letting him live the life he seems to want. Written by
John Oswalt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
FANNY IS ALL THE LOVE STORIES OF THE WORLD ROLLED INTO ONE
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Did You Know?
Marius is 19 and Fanny is 18 at the beginning of the play. In reality, Horst Buchholz
was 28 and Leslie Caron
was 30 when they played their respective roles. See more
Near the end of the film, when Panisse looks from his bed, the angle is such that he could not possibly see the boy, Cesario, jumping on the trampoline. See more
[Talking to his son Marius
You know, sometimes I say that you make my life miserable. It's not true.
Version of The Golden Anchor
Music & Lyrics by Harold Rome See more