Fanny (1961)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 28, 1961
DVD Release Date: June 17, 2008
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Emanuel Levy

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.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Overblow but entertaining thanks to Boyer and Chevalier.

Felix Gonzalez Jr.
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The film is as much a visual feast as it is a dramatic delight.

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Douglas Pratt

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

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jay nixon
Beautifully shot drama with a wonderful continental charm provided by Caron, Boyer and Chevalier. A lovely delicate film.