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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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Details

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 (1925) See more »

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Waste of money and time
24 January 2004 | by renata_stSee all my reviews

I went to this movie only because I am crazy about France, it's kings and queens. I adore baroque costumes and decorations. But this film was a great disappointment. Dialogues were not funny and lively. Costumes were miserable. Acting was awful. The plot was silly. The action was totally not convincing. Fanfan (the main character) was too arrogant and energetic. Solders and officers were too stupid. The king was too generous. I wanted to leave the cinema long before the end. I try very hard, but I can't remember anything good about this movie. Sorry...


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