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Around France in 4 Movies - The Princess of Montpensier

Date                 2 December 2014
Time                 5:30-8:00pm
Venue               AG710
The programme will be conducted in English.

A lush, romantic drama set in the high courts of 16th Century France. Against the backdrop of the savage Catholic/Protestant wars, Marie de Mézières nds herself married to a young prince she does not love, haunted by a rakish suitor from her childhood, and advised by an aging nobleman, harboring his own forbidden desire for her.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier
Year: 2010
Running time: 139 min
Genre: Action / Drama / History
Stars: Mélanie Thierry, Lambert Wilson, Gaspard Ulliel
2011: César Awards, France — Best Costume Design
(Meilleurs costumes)

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