Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Mélanie Thierry Is "The Princess of Montpensier"

Sneak Peek the newest poster supporting the upcoming French period romance feature "The Princess of Montpensier" ("La princesse de Montpensier"), directed by Bertrand Tavernier, based on the short story by author 'Madame de La Fayette'.

The film stars model/actress Mélanie Thierry in the title role, with Gaspard Ulliel, Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet, Lambert Wilson and Raphaël Personnaz.

"...The story takes place in the French aristocracy during the 'Wars of Religion', focusing on a young woman who is forced into marriage while passionately in love with another man..."

"Princess" premiered May 16, 2010 @ the Cannes Film Festival, with StudioCanal releasing it in 384 French cinemas on November 3, 2010. Distribution rights for the US was acquired by IFC Films.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "The Princess of Montpensier"...