Beaumarchais the Scoundrel

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Beaumarchais (French: Beaumarchais l'insolent) is a 1996 French biopic film directed by Édouard Molinaro and starring Fabrice Luchini, Manuel Blanc and Sandrine Kiberlain. It is based on the life of the French playwright, financier and spy Pierre... read more

Beaumarchais (French: Beaumarchais l'insolent) is a 1996 French biopic film directed by Édouard Molinaro and starring Fabrice Luchini, Manuel Blanc and Sandrine Kiberlain. 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.

Original Release

03/20/1996

Cast

Fabrice Luchini Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
Sandrine Kiberlain Marie-Thérèse
Manuel Blanc Gudin
Claire Nebout Chevalier d'Eon
Michel Serrault Louis XV
Jacques Weber Duc de Chaulnes
Michel Piccoli Prince de Conti
Dominique Besnehard Louis XVI
Jean-Francois Balmer Sartine
Martin Lamotte Comte de la Blache
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Edouard Molinaro

Writers

Sacha Guitry, Edouard Molinaro, Jean-Claude Brisville

Cast

Fabrice Luchini Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
Sandrine Kiberlain Marie-Thérèse
Manuel Blanc Gudin
Claire Nebout Chevalier d'Eon
Michel Serrault Louis XV
Jacques Weber Duc de Chaulnes
Michel Piccoli Prince de Conti
Dominique Besnehard Louis XVI
Jean-Francois Balmer Sartine
Martin Lamotte Comte de la Blache
Jean-Claude Brialy Abbot
José Garcia Figaro
Judith Godrèche Marie-Antoinette (as Judith Godreche)
Jean Yanne Louis Goezman
Alain Chabat Le courtisan à Versailles
Axelle Laffont Mariette Lejay
Isabelle Carre Rosine
Guy Marchand Court Member
Michel Aumont Baron de Breteuil
Patrick Bouchitey Monsieur Lejay

Producers

Linda Bruce Executive Producer
Dominique Brunner Executive Producer
Charles Gassot Producer

Editors

Véronique Parnet

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