Tag Archives: Mélanie Thierry
Pour une femme / For a Woman (2013) Diane Kurys, Benoît Magimel, Mélanie Thierry, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Drama
After the death of her mother, Anne makes a shocking discovery: an old photograph casts doubt on her origins and leads her to discover a mysterious uncle who lived with her parents after the war. As she lifts the lid on a long forgotten family secret, the young woman learns that her mother once succumbed to an amorous passion that was as intense as it was short-lived…
La princesse de Montpensier / The Princess of Montpensier (2010) Bertrand Tavernier, Mélanie Thierry, Lambert Wilson, Gaspard Ulliel, Action, Drama, History
Bertrand Tavernier is in top form with this gripping, superbly mounted drama set against the savage Catholic/Protestant wars that ripped France apart in the 16th century. Based on a novella by the celebrated Madame de Lafayette, the action centers on the love of Marie de Mezières for her dashing cousin Henri de Guise, thwarted when her father’s political ambitions force her into marriage with the well-connected Philippe de Montpensier, who she has never met. When Philippe is called away to fight, she is left in the care of Count Chabannes, an aging nobleman with a disdain for warfare, and soon becomes exposed to the sexual and political intrigues of court.
Impardonnables / Unforgivable (2011) André Téchiné, André Dussollier, Carole Bouquet, Mélanie Thierry, Drama
A crime writer living in Venice while working on his new novel meets and soon marries his real-estate agent. Relocated to a remote house on Sant’Erasmo Island, his obsession with his wife’s daily whereabouts takes a dark turn.