R | | Biography, Drama, History
Young Queen Margot finds herself trapped in an arranged marriage amidst a religious war between Catholics and Protestants. She hopes to escape with a new lover, but finds herself imprisoned by her powerful and ruthless family.
The scene between Margot and La Mole, where they stand outdoors wrapped in nothing but a red cloak, was included for the American release even though it had not appeared in the original cut. The American distributors had insisted on the relationship... ...
Catherine de Médicis:
The Protestants believe you betrayed them. They can't understand. What is betrayal but one's skill in following the flow of events?
The music used in the wedding scene, a paraphrase of the finale of the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel's Messiah, was written more than two hundred years after the events of this film.
$1,190 (USA) (16 May 2014)
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