Fanfan la Tulipe
Directed byGérard Krawczyk
Written byLuc Besson
Jean Cosmos
Produced byLuc Besson
Bernard Grenet
StarringVincent Perez
CinematographyGérard Simon
Edited byNicolas Trembasiewicz
Music byAlexandre Azaria
Release date
  • 14 May 2003 (2003-05-14)
Running time
97 minutes
Budget$22 million
Box office$9.4 million[1]

Fanfan la Tulipe is a 2003 French swashbuckler comedy directed by Gérard Krawczyk and starring Vincent Perez and Penélope Cruz. It was screened out of competition at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.[2] It is a remake of the 1952 film Fanfan la Tulipe.


A charming swashbuckler is tricked into enlisting into the army of Louis XV in the mistaken belief that he will therefore be allowed to marry one of the King's daughters.



On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, Fanfan la Tulipe holds an approval rating of 14%, based on 7 reviews, and an average rating of 5/10.[3]


  1. ^ "Fanfan la Tulipe (2003)". JP Box Office. Retrieved 11 March 2021.
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Fanfan la Tulipe". Retrieved 11 March 2021.
  3. ^ "Fanfan la Tulipe (2003)". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixster. Retrieved 11 March 2021.