Farewell My Queen

Les adieux à la reine

MS12

Genre

Drama, Romance

Director

Benoît Jacquot

Run time

1h 40min

Cast

Léa Seydoux, Diane Kruger, Virginie Ledoyen, Xavier Beauvois, Noémie Lvovsky, Lolita Chammah

French drama film directed by Benoît Jacquot and based on the novel of the same name by Chantal Thomas, who won the Prix Femina in 2002. It gives a fictional account of the last days of Marie Antoinette in power seen through the eyes of Sidonie Laborde, a young servant who reads aloud to the queen. The film opened the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival in February 2012 and has subsequently been screened at other festivals.

France / Spain 2012

Genre

Drama, Romance

Director

Benoît Jacquot

Run time

1h 40min

Cast

Léa Seydoux, Diane Kruger, Virginie Ledoyen, Xavier Beauvois, Noémie Lvovsky, Lolita Chammah

French drama film directed by Benoît Jacquot and based on the novel of the same name by Chantal Thomas, who won the Prix Femina in 2002. It gives a fictional account of the last days of Marie Antoinette in power seen through the eyes of Sidonie Laborde, a young servant who reads aloud to the queen. The film opened the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival in February 2012 and has subsequently been screened at other festivals.

France / Spain 2012

Info

Rating

Under 12 Not Recommended

Production year

2012

Local distributor

Aurum Distribution

In cinema

9/12/2012