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The Princess of Montpensier (La Princesse de Montpensier)

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Genre:Romance, Drama
Release Date:April 15, 2011
Running time:139 minutes
Cast:Christine Brücher, Nathalie Krebs, Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet, Olivier Loustau, Philippe Magnan
Director:Bertrand Tavernier
Writer:Jean Cosmos, François-Olivier Rousseau
Distributor:IFC

Description: Against the backdrop of the savage Catholic/Protestant wars, Marie de Mézières, a beautiful young aristocrat, finds herself married to a young prince she does not love, haunted by a rakish suitor Gaspard Ulliel from her childhood, and advised by an aging nobleman Lambert Wilson, 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.

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