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Il ne faut jurer... de rien! (2005)

Paris, 1830. Valentin loses himself in alcohol, gambling and women. He does not believe in life and especially not in love. His uncle Van Buck believes only in the virtues of money and ... See full summary »

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Cécile
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Van Buck
Jean Dujardin ...
Valentin
Marie-France Santon ...
Baronne de Mantes
Patrick Haudecoeur ...
L'abbé
Arno Chevrier ...
Le borgne
Henri Garcin ...
Talleyrand
Philippe Magnan ...
L'intendant
Jean-Luc Porraz ...
Haussmann
Jacques Herlin ...
Lafayette
Lorella Cravotta ...
Henriette
Jean-François Fagour ...
Le mameluk
Michèle Garcia ...
La patronne du sérail
Thierry Heckendorn ...
L'autre homme réunion
Luz Chomyszyn ...
Femme rose rouge
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Paris, 1830. Valentin loses himself in alcohol, gambling and women. He does not believe in life and especially not in love. His uncle Van Buck believes only in the virtues of money and trade. Everything separates them until the day when Van Buck, to improve his public image, wants to make Valentin marry the young and impoverished Baroness Cécile. Valentin, who has absolutely no desire to get married, bets that he can easily seduce her in 24 hours and thus prove that she, like all the others, is not worth loving... But Cécile, who believes in true love, will prove much more difficult to woo than envisaged and Valentin will have to use all possible stratagems to try and win his bet. The game of cat and mouse starts... But who is the cat? Written by Lindsey

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28 September 2005 (France)  »

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$2,356,787 (France) (30 September 2005)
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Baronne de Mantes: Céciiiiile!
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Nice costume romp
8 February 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a lot of fun, and the time passes pretty quickly. I am not familiar with Musset's plays, but the story comes to life fairly well under Civanyan's direction. Gerard Jugnot as van Buck, a grasping merchant who also has a sympathetic side (he was cuckolded by his brother), plays very well. It was good to see him get away from those Bronzes comedies. Jean Dujardin has been rising in popularity lately (I must go see The Artist) and he displays a sure hand in comedy. He is very good as Jugnot's wastrel nephew--just the right blend of sleaziness and charm--but he doesn't make me forget Depardieu in Cyrano, Belmondo in Les maries de l'an II or Noiret in Que la fete commence: these are the real masters in period comedy.

Melanie Doutey can sit there and read the phone book, I'd still be enchanted by her. Since I saw her as Magimel's sister in La fleur du mal I have been looking out for her films. This is a good addition to her filmography.


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