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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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Carlo Antonioni ...
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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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Rated PG-13 for some nudity and sensuality | See all certifications »
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10 May 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El triunfo del amor  »

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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 Jerry Maguire (1996) See more »

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Overture from the Opera DON GIOVANNI
By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (as W.A.Mozart)
Orchestra: The City of Prague Philharmonic
Conducted by Jason Osborn
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A mixed effort.
10 November 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Truly a remarkable film for its ups and downs. The ups are delightful (dialog, costuming, movement); the downs are simply awful (acting, timing, editing, concept). The "jump" cutting, so dear to advertisers, becomes extremely annoying. The reference to the play as play by intercutting scenes of modern-day audience watching the play and the cast "curtain call" in modern day dress are distracting. I wish they gave us the English to the French song at the end -- it's probably the best part, and my French is only good enough to guess at the meaning. It was also reformatted for the screen (TV) which already gives it two strikes in my opinion. The 18th century French must have loved it.


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