Beaumarchais (film)

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Directed by Édouard Molinaro
Produced by Charles Gassot
Written by Édouard Molinaro
Jean-Claude Brisville
Sacha Guitry (play)
Starring Fabrice Luchini
Sandrine Kiberlain
Manuel Blanc
Michel Aumont
Narrated by Pierre Arditi
Music by Jean-Claude Petit
Cinematography Michael Epp
Edited by Véronique Parnet
Distributed by New Yorker Films (US)
Release dates
  • 30 August 1996 (1996-08-30)
Running time
116 min
Country France
Language French
Budget $14.5 million
Box office $37.9 million[1]

Beaumarchais (French: Beaumarchais l'insolent) is a 1996 French biopic film directed by Édouard Molinaro and starring Fabrice Luchini, Manuel Blanc and Sandrine Kiberlain.[2] It is based on the life of the French playwright, financier and spy Pierre Beaumarchais depicting his activities during the American War of Independence and his authorship of the Figaro trilogy of plays. It was adapted from a play by Sacha Guitry.



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