Country: French, 159 minutes
Spoken Languages: French
Genre(s): Drama, Crime, Romance, History, Biography
Director(s): Patrice Chéreau
Cast: Isabelle Adjani (as Marguerite de Valois dite La Reine Margot), Daniel Auteuil (as Henri de Navarre), Jean-Hugues Anglade (as Charles IX), Vincent Perez (as La Môle), Virna Lisi (as Catherine de Médicis)
Medium: Original DVD,
Plot Outline: The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging. In order to impose peace a forced wedding is arranged between Margot de Valois, sister of the immature Catholic King Charles IX, and the Hugenot King Henri of Navarre. Catherine of Medici maintains her behind-the-scenes power by ordering assaults, poisonings, and instigations to incest.
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1