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Cineclub: “La Princess de Montpensier” by Bertrand Tavernier


CinéClub: La Princess de Montpensier

Cineclub: “La Princess de Montpensier” by Bertrand Tavernier

Friday, 10th January 2014
Time: 7:00 pm
Subtitled in English
Genre: Historic
Duration: 2h 19m

Summary

Bertrand Tavernier is in top form with this gripping, superbly mounted drama set against the savage Catholic/Protestant wars that ripped France apart in the 16th century. Based on a novella by the celebrated Madame de Lafayette, the action centers on the love of Marie de Mezières for her dashing cousin Henri de Guise, thwarted when her father’s political ambitions force her into marriage with the well-connected Philippe de Montpensier, who she has never met. When Philippe is called away to fight, she is left in the care of Count Chabannes, an aging nobleman with a disdain for warfare, and soon becomes exposed to the sexual and political intrigues of court.

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/01/2014
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Location
French Gallery at Alliance Française d'Ahmedabad

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