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Film / Fanfan la Tulipe (2003)

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Fanfan la Tulipe is a French Swashbuckler comedy film released in 2003, directed by Gérard Krawczyk and written by Jean Cosmos and Luc Besson (who also produced it). It is a remake of 1952's Fanfan la Tulipe.

At the time of the Seven Years' War in France, Fanfan (Vincent Perez) is an unrepentant charmer and unrivaled swordsman. In order to escape a forced marriage to a woman he just seduced, he enlists in the army of King Louis XV (Didier Bourdon).

The film also stars Penélope Cruz as Adeline, Hélène de Fougerolles as Madame de Pompadour, Michel Muller as Tranche-Montagne and Jacques Frantz as Sergent la Franchise.

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