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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

Penélope Cruz can't speak French. She hired a dialect coach and learned her dialogue phonetically. See more »

Connections

Remake of Fanfan la Tulipe (1907) See more »

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great swashbuckler
26 March 2004 | by mhaverlySee all my reviews

This new version of a favorite classic was a great swashbuckler - lots of romance, lots of adventure and excitement galore. Vincent Perez was handsome and energetic... a perfect romantic hero. Penelope Cruz was beautiful and feisty - a perfect romantic heroine. The crowd in the cinema was especially enthusiastic when we went -some viewers we know went to see it several times. The period costumes were wonderful, and certainly the equal of earlier versions. The photography was also well done - the French countryside has never looked so wonderful! Knowledge of French is definitely helpful, as the jokes might be lost on those who don't truly understand the language.

Loved it so much I bought it!


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