Passion destroys everything.
Romantic and political drama set in the high courts of 16th century France, against the backdrop of the savage Catholic/Protestant war under the reign of Charles IX. Follows the love triangle between the Princess, the Prince and her tutor. From veteran director Bertrand Tavernier (‘Round Midnight). More
Beautiful aristocrat Marie de Mézières (Mélanie Thierry) is arranged to marry Prince de Montpensier (Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet) by her father, in an effort to secure a position at court. But the new Princess of Montpensier is haunted by a rakish suitor from her childhood (Gaspard Ulliel) and advised by an aging nobleman (Lambert Wilson), who harbours his own forbidden desire for her. Marie struggles to stay alive amongst this corrupt web of duty, passion, religion and war. Hide