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1996 Rated R 1hr 43m

Charles Berling stars as a cash-poor nobleman during the reign of Louis XVI. When his village is invaded by mosquitoes, he travels to Versailles to beg for the king's help. But his plans are soon diverted when he's swept into a love triangle. To survive Versailles and solve his problem, he must rely on his wit and smarts. Nominated for a 1996 Academy Award for Best Foreign Film, Ridicule co-stars Fanny Ardant and Judith Godreche.

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Movie Details

1997 BAFTA®
  • Best Foreign Language Film
1997 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Foreign Language Film nominee
1997 Academy Award®
  • Best Foreign Language Film nominee
Graphic nudity, some sexuality and brief violence
Screen formats

Widescreen 2.35:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.