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Ridicule (1996)

R
102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

To get royal backing on a needed drainage project, a poor French lord must learn to play the delicate games of wit at court at Versailles.
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Writers
Rémi Waterhouse (scenario) (dialogue) | Michel Fessler (screenplay) | Eric Vicaut (collaboration)
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Budget
FRF 50,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 48,539
Gross (USA)
$ 2,503,829
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Release date
Nov 22, 1996 (United States)

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Charles Berling
Ponceludon Ponceludon   See fewer
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Jean Rochefort
Bellegarde Bellegarde   See fewer
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Fanny Ardant
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Judith Godrèche
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Bernard Giraudeau
Vilecourt Vilecourt   See fewer
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Bernard Dhéran
Montalieri Montalieri   See fewer
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Carlo Brandt
Milletail Milletail   See fewer
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Jacques Mathou
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Urbain Cancelier
Louis XVI Louis XVI   See fewer
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Albert Delpy
Baron de Guéret Baron de Guéret   See fewer
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Marie Pillet
Charlotte Charlotte   See fewer
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Jacques Roman
Chevernoy Chevernoy   See fewer
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Philippe Magnan
Baron de Malenval Baron de Malenval   See fewer
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Maurice Chevit
le Notaire le Notaire   See fewer
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Gérard Hardy
Victor Victor   See fewer
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Marc Berman
Duc de Guines Duc de Guines   See fewer
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Philippe du Janerand
le Généalogiste le Généalogiste   See fewer
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Claude Derepp
Mgr d'Artimont Mgr d'Artimont   See fewer
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Isabelle Spade
Baronne de Boisjoli Baronne de Boisjoli   See fewer
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Isabelle Petit-Jacques
Baronne d'Oberkirchner Baronne d'Oberkirchner   See fewer
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Nathalie Mann
Comtesse de Blancfagot Comtesse de Blancfagot   See fewer
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Etienne Draber
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Fabrice Eberhard
Chevalier de St Tronchain Chevalier de St Tronchain   See fewer
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Stephane Fourmond
Marquis de Carmes (as Stéphane Fourmond) Marquis de Carmes (as Stéphane Fourmond)   See fewer
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Jean-Jacques Le Vessier
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Lucien Pascal
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Nicolas Chagrin
Lord Bolingbroke Lord Bolingbroke   See fewer
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Fabien Béhar
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Mirabelle Kirkland
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Marie Llano
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Antonin Lebas-Joly
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Didier Abot
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Julien Bukowski
Gentilhomme Gentilhomme   See fewer
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José Fumanal
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Sylvie Herbert
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Alain Hocine
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Clementine Buxtorf
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Boris Napes
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Gérard Sergue
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7.5 / 10 | 6,537 votes