Ridicule

  • 1996
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama, Historical

What a pleasure: a lavish costume drama whose underpinnings -- waspish dialogue and finely modulated performances -- are as intricate and well-made as its shimmering surface. Not since QUEEN MARGOT has history seemed such wicked fun. It's 1780: Country blue blood Gregoire Ponceludon de Malavoy (Charles Berling) attempts to navigate the Kafka-esque intrigues...read more