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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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Her Game Is Seduction, The Prize Is His Love... 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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10 May 2002 (USA)  »

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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 ensemble musical number at the end is "Forets Paisibles" from the opera Les Indes Galantes by Jean-Philippe Rameau. See more »

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Version of Les fausses confidences (1984) 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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Creaky Adaptation that Does Not Translate Well Despite Gung Ho Actresses
14 October 2005 | by (Queens, NY) – See all my reviews

"Triumph of Love" is proof that not every Comédie-Française author who uses cross-dressing disguised courtship like Shakespeare is worth seeing.

Or maybe something was lost in the translation of this adaptation of Marivaux, a Commedia Dell Arte-inspired playwright of whom Brittannica says: "His nuanced feeling and clever wordplay became known as marivaudage."

While Mira Sorvino has fun dangling three mixed-up romances, her pants role wasn't even up to Cherubino in "Marriage of Figaro."

The herky-jerky editing is annoying and just seems to indicate that a lot of takes were needed for each long speech.

Best was Fiona Shaw as the fooled spinster, as well as the costumes.

The glimpses of audience we see and the closing curtain call to wink that this is all artifice doesn't really help.

(originally written 5/29/2002)


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