The Princess of Montpensier (La Princesse de Montpensier)

Against the backdrop of the savage Catholic/Protestant wars, Marie de Mézières, a beautiful young aristocrat, finds herself married to a young prince she does not love, haunted by a rakish suitor Gaspard Ulliel from her childhood, and advised by an aging nobleman Lambert Wilson, harboring his own forbidden desire for her. The Princess of Montpensier must struggle passionately to stay alive in the intrigue of this corrupt political and romantic web of duty, passion, religion and war.

- Synopsis provided by Internet Video Archive

Credits

Director:

  • Bertrand Tavernier

Cast:

  • Christine Brücher
  • Nathalie Krebs
  • Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet
  • Olivier Loustau
  • Philippe Magnan
  • Raphaël Personnaz
  • Mélanie Thierry
  • Florence Thomassin
  • Gaspard Ulliel
  • Michel Vuillermoz

Writers:

  • Jean Cosmos
  • François-Olivier Rousseau

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