BEAUMARCHAIS L'INSOLENT (1996)

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Alternative titles

  • BEAUMARCHAIS THE SCOUNDREL Alternative
  • Les AMIS DE BEAUMARCHAIS Alternative
  • BEAUMARCHAIS Alternative
  • BEAUMARCHAIS, THE INSOLENT ONE Alternative

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Synopsis

Portrays the complex and colourful life of the 18th century French playwright. Beaumarchais is summoned from rehearsals to undertake a secretmission to London on behalf of Louis XV. While in England he is thrown into prison, suspected of conspiring with American rebels. Once released, he becomes a gun-runner for the American revolution, until bankrupt, he returns to France and the theatre.

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