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Fan-Fan the Tulip / The Fearless Little Soldier

Fan-Fan the Tulip / The Fearless Little Soldier

A Feature film by Christian-Jaque

Produced by Filmsonor Marceau, Les Films Ariane

Release in France : 20/03/1952


    Fanfan, a lazy young man from Paris escapes from a forced marriage to the daughter of farmer and joins the army after Adeline promised him a glorious career in the French Army. After singing the contract, he finds out that Adeline is the daughter of his sergant. In spite of this he tries to make the "promised faith" of him true, but he is caught when he tries to intorduce himself to Louis XV's daughter Henriette, who he shall marry due to his promised faith. He is sentenced to death, but Adeline convinces Louis XV that he shall be free. But Louis XV hasn't done this for free. So he tries to kidnapp Adeline. Fanfan chases the kidnappers, but he has no sucess in this, but he captures the military enemies supreme command. For this he receives the thanks of Louis XV. He promotes him and he's allowed to marry one of his daughters, Adeline, who has been adopted by Louis XV.

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    Actors (22)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Filmsonor Marceau, Les Films Ariane

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Tamasa Distribution

    Foreign production company :

    Rizzoli Film

    French distribution :

    Filmsonor Marceau

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    Full credits (20)

    Assistant Director :

    Raymond Villette

    Dialogue Writer :

    Henri Jeanson

    Line Producers :

    Francis Cosne, Georges Dancigers

    Director of Photography :

    Christian Matras

    Sound Assistant :

    Guy Villette

    Camera operators :

    Ernest Bourreaud, Alain Douarinou

    Editor :

    Jacques Desagneaux

    Production Designer :

    Robert Gys

    Costume designers :

    Marcel Escoffier, Jean Zay

    Still Photographer :

    Léo Mirkine

    Adaptation :

    Christian-Jaque, Henri Jeanson, René Wheeler

    Producer :

    Alexandre Mnouchkine

    Screenwriters :

    René Wheeler, René Fallet

    Sound recordists :

    Jacques Carrère, Lucien Lacharmoise

    Assistant Operator :

    Albert Viguier

    Production Manager :

    Francis Cosne

    Continuity supervisor :

    Simone Bourdarias

    Music Composers :

    Maurice Thiriet, Georges Van Parys

    Narrator :

    Jean Debucourt

    Location Manager :

    Maurice Hartwig

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    Feature film

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    Coproducer countries :

    France, Italy

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    Majority French (France, Italy)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 42 min

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    Posters (1)


    Festival Selections (4)

    Grand Lyon Film Festival - 2020

    Grand Lyon Film Festival (2020)


    Lumière Classics

    Berlin International Film Festival - 1952

    Berlin International Film Festival (Germany, 1952)


    Official Competition

    Cannes International Film Festival - 1952

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1952)


    Official Competition

    Awards (2)

    Berlin International Film Festival - 1952

    Berlin International Film Festival (Germany, 1952)


    Silver Bear - Jury Grand Prix