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Jacquou le croquant (2007)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama | 17 January 2007 (France)
Jacquou is a determined and attractive young man who transforms his vow of vengeance into a struggle against injustice.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jacquou adulte
Léo Legrand ... Jacquou enfant
... La mère de Jacquou
... Le père de Jacquou
... Le chevalier
... Le curé Bonal
... Le comte de Nansac
... Touffu
Gérald Thomassin ... Le bigleux
Judith Davis ... Lina
Bojana Panic ... Gallienne de Nansac (la galiote)
... Fantille
Jérôme Kircher ... Vidal, l'avocat
Vincent Valladon ... Touffu 10 ans
Elliott Valence ... Le bigleux à 10 ans
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Jacquou is a determined and attractive young man who transforms his vow of vengeance into a struggle against injustice.

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A szegények hercege  »

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Remake of Jacquou le croquant (1969) See more »

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Devant soi
Performed by Mylène Farmer
Lyrics by Mylène Farmer
Music by Laurent Boutonnat
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A motion picture with no story but with beautiful photography
22 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

I had the memory of a "Jacquou Le Croquant", hero of a TV mini-series of my childhood, who had lost his parents by the fault of an aristocrat and more generally because of the post-Napoleonean social classes system, and who came to a revenge by leading a revolt especially against that social system and against the man which incarnates the cause of the tragedy of his family. On the basis of that, one expects to see a social fresco full of various emotions that goes along with the rich History of France of that period: tragedy, love, revenge, popular revolt (revolution against the established order), freedom seeking, and other great emotions which accompany this kind of epic stories… But it is not the case.

The narration is too slow and really insipid. The actors are just as pale as the story and its rhythm. What a waist for such a beautifully photographed picture! If one can afford to see Laurent Boutonnat's version of "Jacquou" is solely because it's good-looking at. Costumes and the decoration are really really superb! The director definitely is a good director of photography, and even a good soundtrack composer but certainly not a storyteller, definitely not a director.


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