Vatel Poster

Release Date: February 23rd, 2001

DVD Release Date: August 7th, 2001

PG-13|1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary
The year is 1671. King Louis XIV rules at Versailles. In the North of France, Prince de Conde has come up with a plan to get his province out of debt: he'll invite the King to his country chateau for a weekend of spectacle and merriment. If he can get back in the King's good graces, his region can avoid economic disaster.

Cast: Gérard Depardieu, Uma Thurman, Tim Roth, Julian Glover, Julian Sands, Timothy Spall, Arielle Dombasle, Hywel Bennett

Director: Roland Joffé

Genres: Historical drama, Romance

Production Co: Timothy Burrill Prod. Ltd., Légende Entreprises, Gaumont, Le Studio Canal +, Nomad Films, TF1 Films Productions

Distributors: Miramax Films

Keywords: Spirited, Underdog, Brother, Amusing, France, Forbidden love, Emotional

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