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Beaumarchais the Scoundrel (1996)

100 min | Adventure, Comedy, History

The life story of the titular Beaumarchais (Fabrice Luchini), playwright and adventurer, who gets himself into numerous different scrapes and romantic encounters in 18th Century France.See moreThe life story of the titular Beaumarchais (Fabrice Luchini), playwright and adventurer, who gets himself into numerous different scrapes and romantic encounters in 18th Century France. Written by Jonathan Broxton See less
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Writers
Sacha Guitry (inspired: Librement inspiré de l'oeuvre inédite de) | Édouard Molinaro (scenario, adaptation and dialogue) | Jean-Claude Brisville (scenario, adaptation and dialogue)
Cinematographer
Michael Epp (as Michaêl Epp)
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Budget
FRF 95,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 27,216
Gross (USA)
$ 630,269
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Release date
Oct 17, 1997 (United States)

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71 cast members
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Fabrice Luchini
Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais   See fewer
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Sandrine Kiberlain
Marie-Thérèse Marie-Thérèse   See fewer
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Michel Aumont
Baron de Breteuil Baron de Breteuil   See fewer
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Patrick Bouchitey
Monsieur Lejay Monsieur Lejay   See fewer
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Evelyne Bouix
Madame Vigee Lebrun Madame Vigee Lebrun   See fewer
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José Garcia
Figaro Figaro   See fewer
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Alain Chabat
Le courtisan à Versailles Le courtisan à Versailles   See fewer
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Pierre Gérard
Comte de Provence Comte de Provence   See fewer
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Judith Godrèche
Marie-Antoinette (as Judith Godreche) Marie-Antoinette (as Judith Godreche)   See fewer
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Murray Head
Lord Rochford Lord Rochford   See fewer
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Axelle Laffont
Mariette Lejay Mariette Lejay   See fewer
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Martin Lamotte
Comte de la Blache Comte de la Blache   See fewer
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Guy Marchand
Court Member Court Member   See fewer
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François Morel
Peasant in Court Peasant in Court   See fewer
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Claire Nebout
Chevalier d'Eon Chevalier d'Eon   See fewer
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Michel Piccoli
Prince de Conti Prince de Conti   See fewer
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Michel Serrault
Louis XV Louis XV   See fewer
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Florence Thomassin
Marion Menard Marion Menard   See fewer
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Jacques Weber
Duc de Chaulnes Duc de Chaulnes   See fewer
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Jean Yanne
Louis Goezman Louis Goezman   See fewer
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Dominique Besnehard
Louis XVI Louis XVI   See fewer
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André Oumansky
Le président du Parlement Le président du Parlement   See fewer
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Maka Kotto
Cezaire Cezaire   See fewer
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Jeff Nuttall
Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin   See fewer
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Jay Benedict
L'homme en gris L'homme en gris   See fewer
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Dominic Gould
Arthur Lee Arthur Lee   See fewer
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Niels Dubost
Count Almaviva Count Almaviva   See fewer
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Marc Dudicourt
Bartholo Bartholo   See fewer
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Etienne Draber
Brid'oison Brid'oison   See fewer
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David Gabison
Doublemain Doublemain   See fewer
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Marie Delerm
Marceline Marceline   See fewer
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Séverine Ferrer
Lison-Cherubin Lison-Cherubin   See fewer
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Roger Brierley
Printer Printer   See fewer
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Patrice Laffont
Un douanier Un douanier   See fewer
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Jean-Marie Besset
Desfontaines Desfontaines   See fewer
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Jean-Claude de Goros
The Fanatic The Fanatic   See fewer
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Maurice Illouz
Theatre Concierge Theatre Concierge   See fewer
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Pascal Thomas
Theatre Critic Theatre Critic   See fewer
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Alex Broutard
Theatre Critic Theatre Critic   See fewer
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Sandrine Le Berre
La jeune fille de Conti La jeune fille de Conti   See fewer
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Léon Clémence
Commanding Officer Commanding Officer   See fewer
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Jean-Philippe Daguerre
Young Officer at Theatre Young Officer at Theatre   See fewer
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Daniel Villattes
Le perturbateur au théâtre Le perturbateur au théâtre   See fewer
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Jean Wassmer
Court Official Court Official   See fewer
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Robert Sandrey
Le vieil assesseur Le vieil assesseur   See fewer
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Pierre Lopez
Le jeune homme au tribunal Le jeune homme au tribunal   See fewer
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Jean-Michel Geneste
Tramp in Court Tramp in Court   See fewer
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William Doherty
Rochford's Majordomo Rochford's Majordomo   See fewer
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Bruno Lochet
Le geôlier français Le geôlier français   See fewer
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Patrice Le Guet
Le majordome de Franklin Le majordome de Franklin   See fewer
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John Armstrong
L'officier anglais L'officier anglais   See fewer
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Eric Wapier
Le concierge d'Hortales Le concierge d'Hortales   See fewer
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Romain Sellier
Le prisonnier anglais Le prisonnier anglais   See fewer
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Marc Habib
Chamberlain Chamberlain   See fewer
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Luc Teyssier D'Orfeuil
L'officier de la garde au théâtre L'officier de la garde au théâtre   See fewer
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Eloise Laffont
Une enfant Une enfant   See fewer
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Violaine Barret
Une femme au théâtre Une femme au théâtre   See fewer
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Nicolas Vayssie
Un jeune homme au théâtre Un jeune homme au théâtre   See fewer
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Dominique Dheur
Le mari au théâtre Le mari au théâtre   See fewer
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Frédéric Foucault
Man in Theatre Sqaure Man in Theatre Sqaure   See fewer
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Xavier Cantat
Student in Theatre Square Student in Theatre Square   See fewer
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Jean-Christophe Fleith
L'officier de la chasse L'officier de la chasse   See fewer
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Pierre Arditi
Narrator / Récitant (voice) (uncredited) Narrator / Récitant (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Laurent Balandras
Un partisan de Beaumarchais (uncredited) Un partisan de Beaumarchais (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roland Blanche
Charles Thévenot De Morande (uncredited) Charles Thévenot De Morande (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 1,124 votes