Farewell, My Queen
aka Les Adieux à la reine
Screened in August 2012
Director: Benoît Jacquot. Cast: Léa Seydoux, Diane Kruger, Virginie Ledoyen, Noémie Lvovsky, Michel Robin, Xavier Beauvois, Lolita Chammah, Julie-Marie Parmintier, Anne Benoît, Hervé Pierre, Jean-Chrétien Sibertin-Blanc, Jacques Nolot. Screenplay: Benoît Jacquot and Gilles Taurand (based on the novel by Chantal Thomas).
Twitter Capsule: Downfall in Versailles. Palace codes fray but also amass new weight. Three great perfs. Improves as it goes.

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Les Films du Lendemain
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

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