City: Mumbai
Location: Alliance Française auditorium
Date: Mon, 2012/12/17 – 6:30pm


La Princesse de Montpensier, by Bertrand Tavernier (139’)

Based on a novella by the celebrated Madame de Lafayette, the action centers on the love of Marie deMezières for her dashing cousin Henri de Guise, thwarted when her father’s political ambitions forces 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 intrigues of court.Cinéma  La princesse de Montpensier