In 17th century France, cardinal Mazarin's death squad kills young Blanche's parents. She grows up to become a thief and steels a substance called Powder of the Devil and a coded letter that were sent to cardinal Mazarin. He is furious.

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Lou Doillon ...
Blanche de Peronne
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Bonange
Antoine de Caunes ...
Le capitaine KKK
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Antoine Basler ...
L'étranger
Pierre Laplace ...
Nez-de-Braise
Albert Dray ...
Doryphore
Miguel Borrás ...
Don Pablo
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Daniel Benoin ...
M. de Péronne
Chick Ortega ...
Kildefer
Isabelle Obispo ...
Solange
Amel Djemel ...
Madame Chetane
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In 17th century France, cardinal Mazarin's death squad kills young Blanche's parents. She grows up to become a thief and steels a substance called Powder of the Devil and a coded letter that were sent to cardinal Mazarin. He is furious.

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18 September 2002 (France)  »

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€14,090,000 (estimated)

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$1,825,858 (France) (20 September 2002)
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oh no!
1 October 2002 | by (France) – See all my reviews

I went to see this a few days ago, and it's hard to forget that film...for the wrong reasons. This film is supposed to be funny, it's not, not a single laugh in the theatre( perhaps for josé garcia and gérard Depardieu ), and it's boring, boring, boring. It was even hard sometimes to understand what they were saying. They just talk to fast and don't open their enough for us to understand. I was with a friend and more than 4 or 5 times i caught myself saying after a line that was supposed to be funny " what, what did he say", and i'm french. I hate to say that, given the fact that i think good films are made here, but i apologise in advance for all foreigners who will go see the film ( if ever shown outside of France ).

We're deeply sorry for that cr@p. 2/10


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