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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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