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R| 1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
Marie Antoinette develops a relationship with a reader during the last days of the French Revolution.

Cast: Diane Kruger , Léa Seydoux , Virginie Ledoyen , Xavier Beauvois , Noémie Lvovsky , Michel Robin , Julie-Marie Parmentier , Lolita Chammah

Director: Benoît Jacquot

Genres: Drama

Farewell, My Queen (2012)

Release Date: March 21st, 2012|1 hr. 40 min.

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fan reviews ( 4 )
  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Other films about Marie Antoinette have had their moments, but Benoît Jacquot's Farewell, My Queen is the first to give a real sense of what it must have felt like to live inside that palace as the walls were caving in. show more

  • 40
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    The story refuses to combust; it's a strangely unsatisfying combination of bloodless observations and unresolved sexuality. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Seydoux, no doubt best known for her kickboxing catfight with Paula Patton in "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol," gives a quiet, watchful performance, suggesting fealty for her lady but also a strong independent streak. show more

  • January 21, 2013 rtremb9080
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    I was expecting more from a highly rated film..

  • August 18, 2012 fk00000000128035
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    hmm. while the rest of the US have given this film high marks, rated it among the best of 2012 films, two peeps here in sou florida...have the above opionions..guess art as well as many other things inlife...class, culuture, friends, the circles within which such opinionators form their opinions, which is of course, part of \'freedom to express...they find it boring, not bad then not good movie..telling ..very very telling..

  • August 10, 2012 mngordon
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    It was slow and boring as well as pointless

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