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The Triumph of Love (2001)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  10 May 2002 (USA)
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A princess is determined to restore her homeland's throne to its rightful heir, a young prince with whom she falls in love.

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In an unidentified country in 18th century Europe, a usurper's daughter has inherited the throne and feels guilty about her family's crimes. She learns that a rightful heir exists but has been taught to hate her and reject all love, and who additionally is kept in seclusion to protect him from her. Spying on his household, she falls in love at the first sight of him, suggesting an obvious happy ending as regards the throne. But to even get close enough to him to talk about it, she must embark on a series of bribes, deceptions, and seductions... Written by Anonymous

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A Romantic Comedy That Aims For The Heart. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some nudity and sensuality | See all certifications »
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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$60,507 (USA) (19 April 2002)

Gross:

$446,942 (USA) (30 August 2002)
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The film is based upon a famous 18th century play by Pierre de Marivaux. In keeping with its theatrical roots, there are brief shots interspersed throughout of a modern audience in the garden. See more »

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References Frankenstein (1931) See more »

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Forêts paisibles
from the Opera LES INDES GALANTES
By Jean-Philippe Rameau (as J.P. Rameau)
Lyrics by Louis Fuzelier
Adapted by Jason Osborn
Sung by the cast: Mira Sorvino, Rachael Stirling, Ignazio Oliva, Luis Molteni,
Jay Rodan, Fiona Shaw and Ben Kingsley
Orchestra: The City of Prague Philharmonic
Conducted by Jason Osborn
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An excellent movie
29 April 2002 | by (Dallas TX) – See all my reviews

The commentators so far seem to belong to one of two camps; those who hated the picture for what it is and those who liked, but did not love it, because of what it was not. I think both groups are missing the point. You simply have to accept the conventions of this type of story, just as you do when you read/watch Shakespeare's plays. Do that and you will have a wonderful time with this film. I thoroughly enjoyed it; it was witty, fast paced, sexy, the acting was fantastic (especially Kingsley though Sorvino is no slouch)etc. etc. etc. etc. Just let go and let it sweep over you. A splendid time is guaranteed for all.


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