Jacquou is a determined and attractive young man who transforms his vow of vengeance into a struggle against injustice.

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Léo Legrand ...
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La mère de Jacquou
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Le père de Jacquou
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Le chevalier
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Le curé Bonal
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Malik Zidi ...
Touffu
Gérald Thomassin ...
Le bigleux
Judith Davis ...
Lina
Bojana Panic ...
Gallienne de Nansac (la galiote)
Dora Doll ...
Fantille
Jérôme Kircher ...
Vidal, l'avocat
Vincent Valladon ...
Touffu 10 ans
Elliott Valence ...
Le bigleux à 10 ans
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Remake of Jacquou le croquant (1969) See more »

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Performed by Mylène Farmer
Lyrics by Mylène Farmer
Music by Laurent Boutonnat
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Ordinary, yet tremendous...
25 February 2008 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

Jacquou le Croquant is a good production that is unfortunately too long and too slow. Some parts are unnecessary and could have been taken out, or at least shortened. These two flaws will turn off a lot of people.

However, if you can keep up with the snail pace, the movie is pretty good with a fair mix of action and touching moments. The first part of the story follows Jacquou as a young boy who loses both of his parents, and ends up being taken care of by the churchman of the village. The second part covers his revenge against the man who is responsible for the death of his parents now that he is a young man.

The dialogues and acting isn't all that great, but the actor(s) playing Jacquou is cute as a kid and handsome as an adult (the two lead actresses are very beautiful as well). The sceneries and imagery is simply breathtaking and the melodies enchanting. The movie is definitely great to look at, if anything, despite the weak storyline (but still does the job of staying interesting all the way through).

Jacquou le Croquant is nothing special, but to the right audience it's a good movie in all respect.


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