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Captain Fracasse (1961)

Le capitaine Fracasse (original title)
The ruined Baron Philippe de Sigognac, meets one day a troupe of traveling actors. Attracted by Isabelle, and by the enthusiasm of his acting companions, he joins the troupe.

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Pierre Gaspard-Huit (adaptation), Théophile Gautier (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean Marais ... Baron Philippe de Sigognac / Capitaine Fracasse
Geneviève Grad ... Isabelle
Gérard Barray ... Duc de Vallombreuse
Riccardo Garrone ... Lampourde
Anna Maria Ferrero ... Marquise des Bruyères
Danielle Godet ... Serafina
Sophie Grimaldi Sophie Grimaldi ... Zerbine
Guy Delorme Guy Delorme ... Un homme du prince de Moussy
Sacha Pitoëff ... Matamore
Philippe Noiret ... Hérode
Louis de Funès ... Scapin
Jean Rochefort ... Malartic
Bernard Dhéran Bernard Dhéran ... Chevalier de Vidalenc
Alain Saury Alain Saury ... Agostin
Maurice Teynac Maurice Teynac ... Marquis des Bruyères
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The ruined Baron Philippe de Sigognac, meets one day a troupe of traveling actors. Attracted by Isabelle, and by the enthusiasm of his acting companions, he joins the troupe.

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France | Spain | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

21 April 1961 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Capitan Fracassa See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Remake of Captain Fracassa (1940) See more »

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nice
7 February 2013 | by VincentiuSee all my reviews

just nice. for cast. for clothes and atmosphere. for solutions of adaptation. for charm. but , after its end, it remains only nice. slice of a period art, French at all, almost a Gauthier, it is the kind of innocent delight film. not serious or profound,convincing or extraordinary, wise or full of nuances. only a game , crumbs of literature, good actors acting for pure joy and a director for who measure is basic rule. nothing more. but it is enough ! because the film remains fresh and the performance touching. because it is only joke. and good occasion to remember not only the silhouettes of great names of French art but a dusty novel of an old age.


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