Fanfan La Tulipe film Product Information
Fanfan La Tulipe movie was released Nov 18, 2008 by the Image Entertainment studio. A man joins King Louis XV's army to avoid marriage and ends up fighting in the Seven Years' War. Fanfan La Tulipe video Bonuses: colorized clip, featurette, essay booklet.
Fanfan La Tulipe review Product Description
FANFAN LA TULIPE, a French swashbuckling classic from 1952, stars Gerard Philipe as a charming peasant who enlists to avoid an arranged marriage. Fanfan La Tulipe film The adventure begins when Fanfan meets a "fortune teller," Adeline (Gina Lollobrigida), who ensures him that joining the army is the first step in fulfilling his destiny of marrying a princess; soon enough, the young soldier learns that Adeline is just the daughter of an ambitious recruitment officer! Nonetheless, Fanfan fights valiantly and suavely, and falls for the wily young woman along the way.
Fanfan La Tulipe movie Product Details
|CD Universe Part number||7747665|
|Release Date||Nov 18, 2008|
|Running Time||99 Minutes|
|Additional Info||Black & White; Dubbed|
|Movie Details||B&W; Black & White; Dubbed; Criterion Collection|
Fanfan La Tulipe DVD Features
Legendary French star Gerard Philipe swashbuckled his way into film history as the peasant soldier Fanfan in Christian-Jaque's devil-may-care romantic action-comedy. In eighteenth-century France, Fanfan joins King Louis XV's army to avoid a forced marriage to a local lass. And thus begins an adventure that sees Fanfan getting himself out of close scrapes and into tight squeezes with Gina Lollobrigida's impostor fortune teller, Adeline, on his way to fighting in the Seven Years' War. Filled to the brim with dazzling stunts and randy innuendo, Fanfan la Tulipe, which won the best director prize at Cannes and was a smash hit upon its initial release, remains one of France's all-time most beloved films.
Source: Image Entertainment Inc. / Criterion Collection
Full Frame - 1.33
Dolby Digital 1.0 - French, English
Subtitles - English - Optional
Additional Release Material:
Trailers: Theatrical Trailer
Featurette: VIDEO PROGRAM ON GERARD PHILIPE
Booklet - Essay / Kenneth Turan, Critic
Clips - From Colorized Version of Film / Excerpts
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