Queen Margot


2h 15m 1994

Brief Synopsis

In 16th Century France, a daughter of Catholic royalty agrees to an arranged marriage to a Protestant, thus exemplifying political good faith. Shortly after the wedding, she finds herself amidst the chaos when her husband is captured during a Protestant massacre.

Film Details

Also Known As
reine Margot
Release Date
1994
Distribution Company
MIRAMAX
Location
Saint-Quentin, France; Bordeaux, France; Reims, France; Compiegne, France; Nanterre, France; Paris, France; Rambouillet, France; Portugal; Saint-Quentin, France

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 15m

Synopsis

In 16th Century France, a daughter of Catholic royalty agrees to an arranged marriage to a Protestant, thus exemplifying political good faith. Shortly after the wedding, she finds herself amidst the chaos when her husband is captured during a Protestant massacre.

Crew

Alain Artur

Unit Production Manager

Jean-pierre Baronsky

Camera Operator

Pascale Beraud

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Claude Berri

Producer

Moidele Bikel

Costume Designer

Raoul Billerey

Other

Jean-claude Bourlat

Line Producer

Jean-claude Bourlat

Production Manager

An Dorthe Braker

Casting

Goran Bregovic

Song

Goran Bregovic

Music

Fabienne Bressan

Makeup

Fabienne Bressan

Wig Supplier

Olivier Burgaud

Boom Operator

Pierre Cadeac

Advisor

Margot Capelier

Casting Director

Pascal Chauvin

Foley Editor

Patrice Chéreau

Screenplay

Jean-rene Coulon

Production Manager

Georges Demetrau

Special Effects

Christian Dior

Sound Effects Editor

Alexandre Dumas

Source Material (From Novel)

Suzanne Durrenberger

Script Supervisor

Jerome Enrico

Assistant Director

Michel Filippi

Adr Editor

Dominique Furge

Assistant Director

Sylvie Gadmer

Dialogue Editor

François Gedigier

Editor

Pierre Grunstein

Executive Producer

Mirta Guarnascelli

Casting

Philippe Guegan

Stunt Coordinator

Emmanuel Hamon

Assistant Director

Francois Hardy

Animal Services

Gerard Hardy

Sound Effects Editor

Ophra Haza

Song Performer

Ophra Haza

Song

Nicole Heitzmann

Other

Dominique Hennequin

Sound

Marc Koninckx

Camera Operator

Viktor Leitenbauer

Makeup

Viktor Leitenbauer

Wig Supplier

Mario Luraschi

Consultant

Christophe Maratier

Advisor

Sophie Martel

Set Decorator

Frederic Moreau

Other

Thi Thanh Tu Nguyen

Makeup

Richard Peduzzi

Production Designer

Catherine Pierrat

Unit Production Manager

Olivier Radot

Production Designer

Joel Rangon

Sound Mixer

Philippe Rousselot

Director Of Photography

Luc Roux

Photography

Joao Pedro Ruivo

Assistant Director

Kuno Schlegelmilch

Special Effects

Kuno Schlegelmilch

Hair

Kuno Schlegelmilch

Makeup

Guillaume Sciama

Sound

Claire Sels

Assistant Editor

Daniele Thompson

Screenplay

Daniele Thompson

Writer (Dialogue)

Helene Viard

Editor

Jean-daniel Vuillermoz

Wardrobe

Film Details

Also Known As
reine Margot
Release Date
1994
Distribution Company
MIRAMAX
Location
Saint-Quentin, France; Bordeaux, France; Reims, France; Compiegne, France; Nanterre, France; Paris, France; Rambouillet, France; Portugal; Saint-Quentin, France

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 15m

Award Nominations

Best Costume Design

1994

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for the 1994 Golden Reel Award by the Motion Picture Sound Editors in the foreign film category.

Winner of five 1994 Cesar Awards, including Best Actress (Isabelle Adjani), Best Supporting Actress (Virna Lisi), Best Supporting Actor (Jean-Hughes Anglade), Best Costumes, and Best Cinematography.

Winner of the Prix du Jury at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival. Also cited for Best Actress (Virna Lisi).

Released in United States Winter December 9, 1994

Expanded Release in United States December 16, 1994

Expanded Release in United States January 6, 1995

Expanded Release in United States January 13, 1995

Expanded Release in United States January 20, 1995

Expanded Release in United States January 27, 1995

Expanded Release in United States February 3, 1995

Released in United States on Video June 13, 1995

Released in United States September 1994

Released in United States November 1994

Released in United States 1995

Released in United States March 1996

Released in United States July 2009

Released in United States 2014

Shown at Banco Nacional International Film Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 1-15, 1994.

Shown at London Film Festival November 3-20, 1994.

Shown at Sarasota French Film Festival November 9-13, 1994.

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 25 - February 5, 1995.

Shown at Festival of French Films in Prague March 7-12, 1996.

Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Tribute to Patrice Chéreau) July 3-11, 2009.

Remake of "La Reine Margot" (France/1953), directed by Jean Dreville.

Began shooting May 10, 1993.

Completed shooting October 4, 1993.

Released in United States Winter December 9, 1994

Expanded Release in United States December 16, 1994

Expanded Release in United States January 6, 1995

Expanded Release in United States January 13, 1995

Expanded Release in United States January 20, 1995

Expanded Release in United States January 27, 1995

Expanded Release in United States February 3, 1995

Released in United States on Video June 13, 1995

Released in United States September 1994 (Shown at Banco Nacional International Film Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 1-15, 1994.)

Released in United States November 1994 (Shown at London Film Festival November 3-20, 1994.)

Released in United States November 1994 (Shown at Sarasota French Film Festival November 9-13, 1994.)

Released in United States 1995 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 25 - February 5, 1995.)

Released in United States March 1996 (Shown at Festival of French Films in Prague March 7-12, 1996.)

Released in United States July 2009 (Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Tribute to Patrice Chéreau) July 3-11, 2009.)

Released in United States 2014 (World Cinema)

The Country of France