French Films...that don't suck: "La Princesse de Montpensier"
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Heather Stimmler-Hall in Entertainment, French Culture, French Film Reviews, French film, Gaspard Ulliel, Gregoire Leprince-Rinquet, Lambert Wilson, Melanie Thierry, Raphael Personnaz, Wars of Religion, review

Since I've got a Carte Illimité UGC and live across the street from a movie theatre (and a few blocks from about a dozen others), I thought I'd share some thoughts on the French films that I like...they don't all suck!

  La Princesse de Montpensier (2010)
Directed by Bertrand Tavernier


Mélanie Thierry (Marie, La Princesse)
Lambert Wilson
(Le Comte de Chanbannes)
Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet
(Le Prince de Montpensier)
Gaspard Ulliel
(Henri de Guise)
Raphaël Personnaz
(Le Duc d'Anjou)


Note: This film is 139 minutes long...make sure you buy the extra-large bag of candy!


** Breaking News ** This film has just received seven nominations for the Césars (the French Film Awards).


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