STARRING: Diane Kruger (Inglourious Basterds, Troy), Léa Seydoux (Midnight in Paris, Mission Impossible) and Virginie Ledoyen (The Beach)
DIRECTOR: Benoît Jacquot
IN THEATERS: July 13, 2012 (NY, LA)
SYNOPSIS: Based on the best-selling novel by Chantal Thomas, Farewell, My Queen stars Léa Seydoux as one of Marie Antionette’s ladies-in-waiting, seemingly innocent but quietly working her way into her mistress’s special favors, until history tosses her fate onto a decidedly different path. With the action moving effortlessly from the gilded drawing rooms of the nobles to the back quarters of those who serve them, this is a period film at once accurate and sumptuous in its visual details and modern in its emotions. Diane Kruger portrays the ill-fated Queen and Virginie Ledoyen is the Queen’s special friend, Gabrielle de Polignac.