Faubourg 36


Faubourg 36
Set in Paris, 1936, this award-winning movie focuses on life around a struggling theatre. After being closed due to non-payment of rent, three members of the troupe decide to stage a spectacular musical anyway. Luckily for them a talented young woman joins them, and together, they bring the house down in grand style. In French with English subtitles.

119 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Violence).
Drama, Musical, Period piece, On the art circuit

Showtimes

I should have had the role in Moulin Rouge!
I should have had the role in Moulin Rouge!

Credits

Cast
Gérard Jugnot, Clovis Cornillac, Kad Merad, Nora Arnezeder, Pierre Richard
Director
Christophe Barratier
ScreenplayChristophe Barratier, Julien Rappeneau, Pierre Philippe, Frank Thomas, Reinhardt Wagner, Jean-Michel Derenne
MusicReinhardt Wagner
CinematographyTom Stern
EditingYves Deschamps
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2008
Produced byBlue Screen Productions, Constantin Film Produktion, France 2 Cinéma, France 3 Cinéma, Galatée Films, Logline Studios, Novo Arturo Films, Pathe Productions

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageMild to moderate, occasional
NudityBare breasts, infrequent, non-sexual context
SexInfrequent, mild
ViolenceSeveral scenes, mild to moderate impactful though strongly implied
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseSocial alchohol
CommentsNone
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Zane Henry quote iconHeart-warming but forgettable
5
Die Burger
Mariana Malan quote icon'n Pragtige verhaal met gehaltespel
20
Cape Times
Peter Brunette quote iconThe day the music died
5
Box Office
Steve Ramos quote iconSweetly Nostalgic, will please many adult arthouse fans
5
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert quote iconCutting-edge, it's not. But if taken in the right spirit, enjoyable.
13
Metacritic.com
19 critics
8
Rottentomatoes critics
76 critics
11
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote icon Sweet and light, this homage to French vaudeville -- and Francophilia in general -- is pretty, but its air of nostalgia occasionally borders on the saccharine.
12

What the People say

Internet
969 Netizens quote iconA wonderful movie
13

Average .. 51%

10

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