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France 1996, 100 minutes
Dir. Edouard Molinaro
In French with English subtitles
Rating: [M]
Genres: Foreign Cinema, Comedy / Arts & Artists

Topics: Period - 1700s.


Aroview: Wigs and quippery at the ready, this is 18th century French history conceived in vivacious strokes of social satire and perfumed with a savoury wit, tracing the whirlwind life of the titular Beaumarchais (Fabrice Luchini), real-life adventurer and author of the comic plays The Marriage of Figaro and The Barber of Seville.

NZ International Film Festival 1997

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DVD Features

  • English subtitles for the hearing impaired
  • aspect ratio: 16:9

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