Princess of Montpensier

Princess of Montpensier Release Date: April 15, 2011

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.

In the movie “The Princess Of Montpensier,” acclaimed filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier (‘ROUND MIDNIGHT) directs a spectacular cast in a riveting, lush romantic drama set in the high courts of 16th Century France. Against the backdrop of the savage Catholic/Protestant wars, Marie de Mézières (Mélanie Thierry), a beautiful young aristocrat, finds herself married to a young prince (Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet, LOVE SONGS) she does not love, haunted by a rakish suitor Gaspard Ulliel (A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT) from her childhood, and advised by an aging nobleman Lambert Wilson (OF GODS AND MEN), 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.

Princess of Montpensier Trailer

Starring: Lambert WilsonGaspard UllielMélanie ThierryMichel VuillermozFlorence ThomassinRaphaël PersonnazGrégoire Leprince-RinguetEvelina MeghnagiChristine BrücherPhilippe Magnan
Genres: ActionDramaHistoryRomance
Directed By: Bertrand Tavernier
Runtime: 139 minutes
Studio: WB
MPAA Rating Unrated