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Fanfan (2003)

Fanfan la Tulipe (original title)
In this 2003 remake of the classic 1952 French film, Fanfan la Tulipe is a swashbuckling lover who is tricked into joining the army of King Louis XV by Adeline La Franchise, who tells Fanfan that by doing so, he will eventually marry one of the king's daughters.

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Gérard Krawczyk
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vincent Perez ... Fanfan la Tulipe
Penélope Cruz ... Adeline La Franchise
Didier Bourdon ... Louis XV
Hélène de Fougerolles ... Mme de Pompadour
Michel Muller ... Tranche Montagne
Philippe Dormoy Philippe Dormoy ... Fier-à-bras
Jacques Frantz ... La Franchise
Gérald Laroche Gérald Laroche ... Corsini
Guillaume Gallienne ... La Houlette
Gilles Arbona Gilles Arbona ... Le maréchal
Jean-Pol Dubois Jean-Pol Dubois ... L'aumônier
Yves Pignot Yves Pignot ... Guillaume
Jean-François Lapalus Jean-François Lapalus ... L'oncle de Lison
François Chattot François Chattot ... Le curé
Jacques Dynam ... Chaville
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Storyline

In this 2003 remake of the classic 1952 French film, Fanfan la Tulipe is a swashbuckling lover who is tricked into joining the army of King Louis XV by Adeline La Franchise, who tells Fanfan that by doing so, he will eventually marry one of the king's daughters. Written by Adam Blinkinsop

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Official Sites:

official site [France]

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

14 May 2003 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Fanfan See more »

Filming Locations:

Monpazier, Dordogne, France See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€21,740,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,717,914 (France), 23 May 2003

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,070, 23 July 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$28,419, 15 October 2006
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Philippe Haïm was approached to direct the movie but turned it down. See more »

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Remake of Fanfan la Tulipe (1952) See more »

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A Good Movie by Itself.
15 May 2003 | by CecileRaySee all my reviews

Surely professionals will say bad things about this film. Do not listen to them. This a GOOD movie. The one you like to see with all your family, you talk about for hours with your children. The one who is worth to see on wide screen, and will be rediscovered while seeing on DVD. The one which reborns your childhood. Of course everybody will compare it to the 50's one, with Gina and Gerard. But this one is good by itself ! Vincent Perez is amazing, everything he can do without special effects help is great. Penelope Cruz is full of emotion. Other actors are interesting, when you know what they usually do in french movies. Rated it 8.


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