French Film Festival - One Nation, One King

Violence & content that may disturb

movie details

Director:
Pierre Schoeller
Cast:

Gaspard Ulliel, Adèle Haenel, Laurent Lafitte, Céline Sallette, Denis Lavant, Louis Garrel, Noémie Lvovsky

Release:
14/03/2019
Length:
121 Mins
Genre:
Period Drama
Distributor:
NZ French Film Festival

synopsis

Paris, 1789. The Bastille has been stormed and a breath of liberty blows through the streets of Paris. Françoise, a young washerwoman, and Basile, without a family or a name, discover the unique exhilaration of love and revolution. With their friends and the working-class people of Paris, they begin to realise dreams of emancipation in the newly formed assembly where they witness, with both hopes and doubts, the creation of a new political system. Their debates and the riots on the streets hold the fate of their once sacred king and t...