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Serafina, Pulcinella and Isabella are three lusty, beautiful members of a traveling theatrical troupe touring the French countryside in the 17th century, leaving in their wake a crop of broken hearts. This picaresque romantic comedy is based on the 1863 novel Le Capitaine Fracasse by Theophile Gauthier. In the story, the company stops at a castle owned by the scruffy young Baron de Sigognac, who is deeply smitten with the charms of the middle-aged (and somewhat morose) beauty Serafina. He decides to travel with the company, and Serafina perversely tries to get him to woo the youngest of the company, the newly bereaved Isabella.

  1. Ettore Scola

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Théophile Gautier

    Novel

  3. Furio Scarpelli

    Screenplay

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Original Title Il viaggio di Capitan Fracassa

Status Released

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  • October 31, 1990
    Theatrical

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Original Language Italian

Runtime 2h 12m

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