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Fanny -- A love story set in Marseilles, France

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Director:
Writers:
S.N. Behrman (play) and
Joshua Logan (play) ...
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Release Date:
28 June 1961 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Fanny is Life. Fanny is Love. See more »
Plot:
A love triangle between a young woman, a rich 60-something man and an aspiring sailor set in early 20th century Marseilles. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 10 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Beautiful movie - superb performances by all! See more (42 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Leslie Caron ... Fanny

Maurice Chevalier ... Panisse

Charles Boyer ... Cesar

Horst Buchholz ... Marius
Georgette Anys ... Honorine (Fanny's Mother)
Salvatore Baccaloni ... Escartifique (Ferryboat Captain) (as Baccaloni)

Lionel Jeffries ... Monsieur Brun (The Englishman)
Raymond Bussières ... The Admiral (as Raymond Bussieres)
Joël Flateau ... Cesario (Fanny's Son) (as Joel Flateau)
Victor Francen ... Panisse's Elder Brother
Paul Bonifas ... The Postman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jack Ary ... Sailor (uncredited)
Daniel Crohem ... (uncredited)
Dominique Davray ... Woman #1 at fish market (uncredited)
Germaine Delbat ... Louis Panisse's Wife (uncredited)
Clément Harari ... (uncredited)
Maguy Horiot ... (uncredited)
Moustache ... (uncredited)
Jean Ozenne ... Consumer (uncredited)
Jean Panisse ... Passer-by (uncredited)
Pâquerette ... (uncredited)
Hélène Tossy ... Woman #2 at fish market (uncredited)
René Tramoni ... (uncredited)
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Directed by
Joshua Logan 
 
Writing credits
S.N. Behrman (play) and
Joshua Logan (play)

Marcel Pagnol (from the Marseilles trilogy by)

Julius J. Epstein (screenplay)

Produced by
Ben Kadish .... associate producer
Joshua Logan .... producer
 
Original Music by
Harold Rome 
 
Cinematography by
Jack Cardiff (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
William Reynolds  (as William H. Reynolds)
 
Art Direction by
Rino Mondellini 
 
Set Decoration by
Robert Turlure 
 
Costume Design by
Anne-Marie Marchand 
 
Makeup Department
Michel Deruelle .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Ludmilla Goulian .... production manager
Paul Laffargue .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michel Romanoff .... assistant director
Hank Moonjean .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Jean Monchablon .... sound
Dick Vorisek .... sound (as Richard Vorisek)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Arthur Zinn .... special photo art
 
Music Department
Harold Rome .... music and lyrics by: based upon the play "Fanny"
Morris Stoloff .... conductor
Morris Stoloff .... music supervisor
Harry Sukman .... music adaptor
 
Other crew
Joseph Curtis .... dialogue coach
Joshua Logan .... production: produced on the stage by: Based upon the play "Fanny"
David Merrick .... produced on the stage by: Based upon the play "Fanny"
 

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Runtime:
134 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
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 »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): 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 »
Quotes:
Escartifique:[First lines] Full steam ahead!See more »
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Soundtrack:
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18 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Beautiful movie - superb performances by all!, 15 May 2005
Author: ginetta-1 (ginetta@sympatico.ca) from Canada

I just saw this movie for the first time and loved it very much. The actors are wonderful, especially Charles Boyer (oscar-nominated for his portrayal of Cesar) and Maurice Chevalier; their colorful characters sound so true. Beautifully photographed in Marseille by cinematographer, Jack Cardiff, the scenery is picturesque. Although it was filmed in English, Joshua Logan's film retains the flavor of Marseille and it's people. It is an universal story and has not aged. A mix of comedy and drama, I caught myself laughing and crying at the same time. I highly recommend this movie and hope that Warner Bros. will put it on it's upcoming list of DVD releases.

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