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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 Fanfan la Tulipe (1907) See more »

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Waste of money and time
24 January 2004 | by (Lithuania) – See all my reviews

I went to this movie only because I am crazy about France, it's kings and queens. I adore baroque costumes and decorations. But this film was a great disappointment. Dialogues were not funny and lively. Costumes were miserable. Acting was awful. The plot was silly. The action was totally not convincing. Fanfan (the main character) was too arrogant and energetic. Solders and officers were too stupid. The king was too generous. I wanted to leave the cinema long before the end. I try very hard, but I can't remember anything good about this movie. Sorry...


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