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Princesse Armelle
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Prince Arnaud
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René-Guy
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Laurence
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Titi
Michel Vuillermoz ...
Prince Alban
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Reine mère Alma
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Bruno, le coach
Maurane ...
Maurane
Véronique Barrault ...
Frédérique Dianausoa, la journaliste de Londres
Etienne Chicot ...
Le photographe Olah !
Pierre Vernier ...
Monsieur l'Ambassadeur
Franck de la Personne ...
Le ministre de la santé
Michel Fortin ...
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Eugenia is the queen of an imaginary European country. When her husband dies, quite unexpectedly, the country is left without a king. According to the law, the new king needs to be married so that leaves out the eldest son. Her youngest son, Prince Arnaud is married to the lovely Armelle and they have two young children. They become the future rulers of the kingdom. Written by Dagmar

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23 November 2005 (France)  »

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Den kongelige familie  »

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$2,985,385 (France) (2 December 2005)
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Spoofed in Beauties at War (2008) See more »

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Stille Nacht
Written by Joseph Mohr (1816)
Composed by Franz Gruber (as Franz X. Gruber) (1818)
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Lady Di a la francaise
27 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

A great reinvention of the story of life and death of lady Diana Spencer. It takes place in imaginary French-speaking country of Western Europe. after the accidental death of the king his younger son has to take his place which makes his wife - a speech therapist Armelle, the potential queen. The current queen, francophone re-incarnation of Queen Elizabeth II (minus UGLY part), played by magnificent Catherine Deneuve, is not sure that this plain-looking awkward woman can bear the royal duties with dignity and clearly doesn't care about her. After series of misadventures, Armelle feels like she doesn't fit in the royal world and when she discovers her husband adultery, she decides to take revenge. She'll show them all who is the real queen of hearts! This comedy makes you laugh and cry. Catherine Deneuve looks stunning and parades in a real fashion show of outfits, wearing them with truly royal grace. The parallels with Lady Di story are in-your-face, but rather charming, because they are put in the continental French-speaking milieu.


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