International Lens Film: La Princesse de Montpensier
10/30/2012, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Free and Open to the Public
Location: Sarratt Cinema (Google map of this location)
Presented as part of The Tournées Festival
Presented by: Dr. Patricia Armstrong, Senior Lecturer in French
France (2010) Dir: Bertrand Travernier.
A gripping drama set against the savage wars of religion that ripped France apart in the 16th century. Based on a novella by the celebrated Madame de Lafayette, the film centers on the love of Marie de MeziËres for her dashing cousin Henri de Guise, thwarted when her father's political ambitions force her into marriage with the well-connected Montpensier, whom she has never met. French with English subtitles. Not rated. 139 mins.