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French Kiss-Off: “Farewell, My Queen” Treats Its History as a Mystery

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Virginie Leyoden and Diane Kruger in "Farewell, My Queen." Photo courtesy of Cohen Media Group. Who wouldn’t enjoy a three-day tour of Versailles? Perhaps it depends on those three days. For Sidonie Laborde (Léa Seydoux), devoted reader to Marie Antoinette (Diane Kruger), this 72-hour period, beginning on July 14, 1789, marks the end of something both grand and great. Yet the movie that focuses on her, Farewell, My Queen, emphasizes [&hellip
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Interview with Benoît Jacquot, Director of Marie Antoinette Film “Farewell, My Queen”

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film

Diane Kruger in Farewell, My Queen. Photo courtesy of Cohen Media Group. Farewell, My Queen has been one of the more buzzed-about films of 2012. Based on Chantal Harris’ novel , the story is an inside-out look at the beginning of the French Revolution and the end of Louis XVI’s (Xavier Beauvois) reign as seen through the eyes of Marie Antoinette’s (Diane Kruger) young, devoted reader Sidonie [&hellip
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