Romantic collisions in The Princess of Montpensier

Article published on May 17, 2010
Article published on May 17, 2010
A woman-child with magnetic eyes and four men lusting after her in sixteenth-century France in the middle of the Wars of Religion, in a nobility where strong feelings seethe beneath the corset of conventions: this is the subject Bertrand Tavernier plunges into, like a refreshing adventure, in The Princess of Montpensier, presented today in competition at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival.

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