Fanny
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Fanny was adapted from the Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was based on the final chapter of Marcel Pagnol's "Marseilles Trilogy". Pagnol's original, titled Cesar, ends with protagonist Marius returning to the sea, leaving behind his lover Fanny and their son. Expanding upon the original, Fanny picks up the narrative nine years later. Marius (Horst Buchholtz) finally meets his son and is reunited with Fanny (Leslie Caron). She tells him that Panisse (Maurice Chevalier), the elderly suitor who married Fanny to save her from disgrace, is dying. On the verge of… More

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"Fanny, the second panel of Marcel Pagnol's trilogy, which was nominated for Best Picture, is not as strong as the other segments, though the young lovers have some charm and Charles Boyer is as always reliable."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Overblow but entertaining thanks to Boyer and Chevalier."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"The film is as much a visual feast as it is a dramatic delight."
‑ Felix Gonzalez Jr., DVD Review
"The spirit of the true France seeps into the film not through the locations or the extras, but through the hearts and experience of the three leads"
‑ Douglas Pratt, DVDLaser
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