LA PRINCESSE DE MONTPENSIER
LA PRINCESSE DE MONTPENSIER


SYNOPSIS
Adapted from a short story by Madame de La Fayette (published in 1662), La Princesse de Montpensier is a tale of the passions and tragic fate of a princess, a rich heiress of a French kingdom under threat in the wars of religion of 1562. The focal point of La Fayette’s work is the love Mlle de Mézières feels since a child for the duke de Guise and how she feels forced to marry the prince of Montpensier despite still being in love with the duke.

DIRECTORBertrand Tavernier
YEAR2010
STATUScompleted
FESTIVALS AWARDSCannes 2010 in competition
PRODUCERSEric Heumann (producer)
Laurent Bronchand & Marc Sillam (associate producers)
Raimond Goebel (co-producer)
Frédeéric Bourboulon (executive producer)
CO PRODUCTION WITHParadis Films - Studiocanal in coproduction with France 2 Cinema - France 3 Cinema
Pandora Filmproduktion Canal+
Cinécinéma France Televisions
PRODUCTION
SUPPORTED BYSofica Cinémage4
Banque Postale Image 3
Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication
CNC
FFA
WORLD SALESKinopwelt StudioCanal
GERMAN DISTRIBUTORKinowelt
LENGTHapp. 120 min
FORMAT35mm colour
CS
Dolby SRD
SHOOTING LOCATIONFrance
ORIGINAL LANGUAGEfrench
CASTMélanie Thierry
Lambert Wilson
Gaspard Ulliel
Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet
Raphael Personnaz
Michel
Vuillermoz
Philippe Magnan
Florence Thomassin
WRITERSJean Cosmos - Francois Olivier Rousseeau - Bertrand Tavernier
CASTING
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHYBruno de Keyzer (BSC)
EDITINGSophie Brunet
MUSICPhilippe Sarde
SOUNDOlivier Schwob
Elisabeth Paquotte
Olivier Do Huu
ART DIRECTIONGuy-Claude Francois
COSTUMESCaroline de Vivaise
MAKE UP HAIR
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