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Beaumarchais the Scoundrel (1996)
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Beaumarchais the Scoundrel (1996)
Original name: Beaumarchais, l'insolent
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Beaumarchais the Scoundrel is a biopic film 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.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: writer's life, romance, politics, couple relations, love triangle, tragic love, performer's life, love and romance, ambition, infidelity, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, intrigue, social differences, society, human nature, couples, dishonesty, lifestyle, political unrest, introspection, state affairs, unfulfillment, master and servant, celebrity culture ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1700s, 1770s
Place: france, europe, paris france, london, versailles

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