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Lady J (2018)

Mademoiselle de Joncquières (original title)
TV-14 | | Drama, Romance | 8 March 2019 (USA)
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Fooled by a notorious libertine, a widow plans her revenge.

Director:

Emmanuel Mouret

Writers:

Denis Diderot (novel), Emmanuel Mouret (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cécile de France ... Madame de La Pommeraye
Edouard Baer ... Le marquis des Arcis
Alice Isaaz ... Mademoiselle de Joncquières
Natalia Dontcheva ... Madame de Joncquières
Laure Calamy Laure Calamy ... Lucienne - l'amie de Madame
Manon Kneusé Manon Kneusé ... Une courtisane
Arnaud Dupont Arnaud Dupont ... Un homme de main de la marquise
Juliette Laurent Juliette Laurent ... La première domestique de Madame
Corinne Valancogne Corinne Valancogne ... La deuxième domestique de Madame 2
Edith Proust Edith Proust ... La troisième domestique de Madame
Gabrielle Atger Gabrielle Atger ... Une femme noble
Jean-Michel Lahmi Jean-Michel Lahmi ... Un homme noble
Emilie Aubertot ... Le premier domestique du marquis
Alban Casterman ... Le premier valet du marquis 1
Pierre Giraud Pierre Giraud ... Le deuxième valet du marquis
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Madam de La Pommeraye, a young widow removed from the world, assigns to the court of the marquis des Arcis, licentious notorious. After a few years of a happiness without flaw, she discovers that the Marquis is tired of their union. Madly in Love and terribly injured, she decides to take revenge on him with the complicity of Mademoiselle de Joncquières and its mother. Written by Hugo Van Herpe

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Drama | Romance

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Free adaptation of an episode of Denis Diderot's "Jacques le Fataliste et son Maître", written in 1773, published in Paris in 1796 by Buisson. See more »

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Version of Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne (1945) See more »

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Composer: Johann Georg Reutter
Artists: Margit Übellacker (Salterio) - La Gioia Armonica - Jürgen Banholzer (direction)
Title of album: Portus Felicitatis
Catalogue No.: RAM 1302
Radio Bremen 2012
2013 Outhere
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A saccharine rom-com masquerading as a period piece
7 June 2019 | by starfall555See all my reviews

I came into this not knowing what to expect but some kind of love story. Though it started off slow and continued to spectacularly fail the Bechdel test, it grew strongly into a curiously entertaining romp, aided by an almost pantomime score. The best part was that it could be viewed as a light comedy, but should the viewer deign to scratch the surface, they would notice the bitter pill under the sugar coating. The movie alludes to a number of human themes, mostly around forgiveness and redemption, and for the discerning viewer there is a lot more to enjoy than at first might meet the eye


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Official Sites:

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

8 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Art of Seduction See more »

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$4,139,139
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2.35 : 1
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