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The Princess Of Montpensier Reviews

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Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

The twisting narrative is rendered skilfully so that it is easy to follow even as allegiences and alliances shift, and there is plenty of space to revel in the complexity of the characters.

Full Review Source: Eye for Film | Original Score: 4/5

November 3, 2011

Manages to be that rare thing, a thoroughly modern-seeming period film that is confident that the story it's telling is compelling enough so as not to necessitate the addition of torturous contemporary parallels.

Full Review Source: Scotsman | Original Score: 4/5

July 18, 2011
Mayer Nissim
Digital Spy

The swashbuckling Guise, kindly Count, raging Philippe and swaggering Duke make the two-hours-plus runtime fly by.

Full Review Source: Digital Spy | Original Score: 4/5

July 14, 2011
Jason Solomons
Observer [UK]

It clips along with splendid locations and well-observed costumes and customs, displaying a sensibility and wit that never feel stuffy.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

July 10, 2011
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

Everything's scenery, even the story.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 2/5

July 8, 2011
Derek Malcolm
This is London

Both handsomely mounted and, for the most part, rousingly acted out.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 3/5

July 8, 2011
Dominic Radcliffe
Little White Lies

It's clear that veteran director Bertrand Tavernier has set out to show the potency and relevance of a classic love story and that period romance is by no means a dead genre. On this evidence, he has a point.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 3/5

July 8, 2011
Anthony Quinn

Bertrand Tavernier, in his 70th year, directs with the energy and panache of a much younger man.

Full Review Source: Independent | Original Score: 3/5

July 8, 2011
Matthew Turner

Engaging and enjoyable French swashbuckler with superb fight sequences, a strong script and terrific performances from its excellent cast, though it does drag a little in the middle section.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 4/5

July 8, 2011
Caroline Jowett
Daily Express

An intelligent, historical epic with a vigorous modern sweep.

Full Review Source: Daily Express

July 8, 2011
Peter Bradshaw

It gallops along as elegantly and confidently as the horsemen we see in the opening scene - part bodice-ripper, part patrician soap opera, and part romantic tragedy - albeit a romantic tragedy of no very great resonance or depth.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 3/5

July 7, 2011
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

The cross-vibrations between epochs are often felt, like little earth tremors. The acting is terrific.

Full Review Source: Financial Times | Original Score: 3/5

July 7, 2011
John Ferguson
Radio Times

Although a tad too long for its own good, there's enough intrigue - both political and romantic - and dashing swordplay to keep everyone happy.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 3/5

July 7, 2011
David Jenkins
Time Out
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Functions swimmingly as an ambiguous study of wrongly diverted passions.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

July 6, 2011
Tim Evans
Sky Movies

Occasionally sudsy but always watchable, director Bertrand Tavernier's adaptation of Madame de La Fayette's novel wears its two-hours plus running time surprisingly lightly.

Full Review Source: Sky Movies | Original Score: 3/5

July 6, 2011
Martin Roberts
Fan The Fire

It's played pretty straight (though Tavernier allows us a couple of wry laughs) and crucially it maintains the weight of a real drama, as opposed to feeling like a teen romance in a castle (which is essentially what it turns into).

Full Review Source: Fan The Fire | Original Score: 4/5

June 25, 2011
Tom Dawson
Total Film

Robustly acted and dynamically photographed; Tavernier is equally adept at directing intimate encounters as choreographing savage battles, conveying the sense of a society tearing itself apart.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 4/5

June 20, 2011
Marcy Dermansky

I was captivated by every costume change and new hair style of the young princess.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

June 10, 2011
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

The production is lavish and impressive, and the costumes are one small part of the meticulous attention to period recreation.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies | Original Score: 4/5

June 3, 2011
Norman Wilner
NOW Toronto

The movie is intelligently realized, but Tavernier doesn't quite find the passion that drives his characters.

Full Review Source: NOW Toronto | Original Score: 3/5

June 3, 2011
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