MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 11,390 this week

Volpone (2003)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  27 December 2004 (France)
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 184 users  
Reviews: 1 user

A version of Ben Johnson's play: A Venetian swindler goes from town to town pretending to be a dying millionaire in order to attract (and dispose of) greedy "friends".

0Check in
0Share...

"Hand of God" - What to Watch

IMDb sits down with the cast of the thriller drama "Hand of God," including Ron Perlman, Julian Morris, Garret Dillahunt, and Alona Tal.

Watch our interview

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 228 titles
created 20 Dec 2011
 
a list of 2682 titles
created 26 Mar 2012
 
list image
a list of 762 titles
created 27 Jul 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Volpone" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Volpone (TV Movie 2003)

Volpone (TV Movie 2003) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Volpone.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Indiscreet (1958)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Anna Kalman is a London based actress. She has been unable to find love in her life. The reason why she came home early from a vacation to Majorca fits into that theme, as the man she met ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Donen
Stars: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Cecil Parker
The Bridge (1999)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited engineer.

Directors: Frédéric Auburtin, Gérard Depardieu
Stars: Carole Bouquet, Gérard Depardieu, Charles Berling
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

France mobilizes to gain the release of two kidnapped journalists in Iraq, but only the victims know the crime has been faked.

Director: Frédéric Auburtin
Stars: Gérard Jugnot, Gérard Lanvin, Omar Sy
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Movie about friends who reunite after 20 years and a lot of things have changed.

Director: Patrice Leconte
Stars: Josiane Balasko, Michel Blanc, Marie-Anne Chazel
The Car Keys (2003)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: Laurent Baffie
Stars: Laurent Baffie, Daniel Russo, Pascal Sellem
Vidocq (2001)
Action | Crime | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Paris. 1830. In the heart of the town, Vidocq, a famous detective, disappeared as he fights the Alchemist, an assassin that he has been pursuing for a few months. His young biographer, ... See full summary »

Director: Pitof
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Guillaume Canet, Inés Sastre
Vatel (2000)
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In 1671, with war brewing with Holland, a penniless prince invites Louis XIV to three days of festivities at a chateau in Chantilly. The prince wants a commission as a general, so the ... See full summary »

Director: Roland Joffé
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Uma Thurman, Tim Roth
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt... See full summary »

Director: Francis Veber
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Jean Reno, Richard Berry
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.9/10 X  

Follows the passing of the FIFA baton through three association presidents: Jules Rimet, Joao Havelange, and Sepp Blatter.

Director: Frédéric Auburtin
Stars: Tim Roth, Sam Neill, Thomas Kretschmann
San Antonio (2004)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

While a terrorist epidemy strikes the world leaders, the commissaire San-Antonio and his partner, the lieutenant Bérurier, have to escort the French ambassador in a British hotel. But after... See full summary »

Director: Frédéric Auburtin
Stars: Gérard Lanvin, Gérard Depardieu, Lucy Harrison
La vie à une (TV Movie 2008)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

When she asks for a divorce, Elisa knows she's losing everything that made her daily life during ten years of marriage. The worst is that she may lose her children, claimed by her husband. ... See full summary »

Director: Frédéric Auburtin
Stars: Claire Keim, Jean-Pierre Michael, Serge Hazanavicius
Boudu (2005)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Light-hearted, social comedy about the house guest from Hell. A modern remake of Renoir's classic film about a vagabond saved from drowning.

Director: Gérard Jugnot
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Gérard Jugnot, Constance Dollé
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Daniel Prévost ...
...
Grappione
Robert Hirsch ...
Secco
Jean-François Stévenin ...
Bertuccio
...
Colomba Bertuccio
Yves Verhoeven ...
Le capitaine Secco
Jacques Mathou ...
Le juge
Michel Vivier ...
Le chef de la police
Alain Prévost ...
Nano
Ângelo Torres ...
Castrato
José Manuel Rosado ...
Le riche marchand
Sylvain Pecker ...
Un avocat
Carlos Paiva ...
Un capitaine
Philippe Leroux ...
Un voyageur
Edit

Storyline

A version of Ben Johnson's play: A Venetian swindler goes from town to town pretending to be a dying millionaire in order to attract (and dispose of) greedy "friends".

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

27 December 2004 (France)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of Volpone (1941) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Based in real Facts?
18 February 2007 | by (rio de janeiro,Brazil) – See all my reviews

The plot of Volpone is based (I don't know if in real facts or not...) in a play written by Ben Jonson (1572-1687) with similar name and often regarded as his masterpiece, and is about a rascal who can't live without deceive other people by pleasure rather than for money. The film directed by Frédéric Auburtin has the correct timing for a TV motion picture. Gérard Depardieux give us an interpretation very theatrical (I don't know if by his own composition of the character or by orientation of Mr. Auburtin): observe the vocal intonation (usual in medieval actors when they had to interpret old people). The veteran Daniel Prévost in the role of "Mosca" ("Fly") gives firmness to the cast including Inés Sastre, former Spanish model, winner of Elite supermodel contest of 1989, adorning the screen, specially with her delightful smile. In a scale of 1(awful) to 10(masterpiece) I vote ofr 6(good).


0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Excelent film! danutzco
Discuss Volpone (2003) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?