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Fanfan (2003)
"Fanfan la Tulipe" (original title)

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In this 2003 remake of the classic 1952 French film, Fanfan la Tulipe is a swashbuckling lover who is tricked into joining the army of King Louis XV by Adeline La Franchise, who tells Fanfan that by doing so, he will eventually marry one of the king's daughters.

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Tranche Montagne
Philippe Dormoy ...
Fier-à-bras
Jacques Frantz ...
La Franchise
Gérald Laroche ...
Corsini
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La Houlette
Gilles Arbona ...
Le maréchal
Jean-Pol Dubois ...
L'aumônier
Yves Pignot ...
Guillaume
Jean-François Lapalus ...
L'oncle de Lison
François Chattot ...
Le curé
Jacques Dynam ...
Chaville
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In this 2003 remake of the classic 1952 French film, Fanfan la Tulipe is a swashbuckling lover who is tricked into joining the army of King Louis XV by Adeline La Franchise, who tells Fanfan that by doing so, he will eventually marry one of the king's daughters. Written by Adam Blinkinsop

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14 May 2003 (France)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

€21,740,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,717,914 (France) (23 May 2003)

Gross:

$28,419 (USA) (13 October 2006)
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Selected as the opening film at the 56th Cannes Film Festival in 2003. See more »

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Remake of Fan Fan the Tulip (1925) See more »

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13 March 2005 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Not the most intelligent film ever made, but for those wishing to see a fun, swashbuckling movie then I would certainly recommend this to them.

FanFan himself is difficult to warm to to begin with but once you get past the cheeky arrogance Vincent Perez makes a fantastic Fanfan and although Penelope Cruz can be difficult to understand for non fluent viewers, due to her strong accent her performance is still enjoyable enough.

It was obviously never intended to be the most technically brilliant movie ever created but I honestly believe anyone who knows a bit of French should give it a chance.

Great for a rainy day!


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