BAM | 30 Lafayette Ave.
With Kate Winslet, Matthias Schoenaerts, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci
This historical romance starring and directed by Alan Rickman—who emceed the Karen Gala in April and directed August Strinberg's Creditors at BAM in 2010—follows Sabine (Academy Award winner Winslet), a strong-willed and talented landscape designer, who is chosen to build one of the main gardens at King Louis XIV’s new palace at Versailles. In her new position of power, she challenges gender and class barriers while also becoming professionally and romantically entangled with the court’s world-renowned landscape artist André Le Notre (Schoenaerts). Boasting sumptuous period detail and a stellar supporting cast, including Stanley Tucci and Jennifer Ehle, this witty romantic comedy premiered on closing night of the Toronto International Film Festival.
RUN TIME: 117min
This screening will feature a Q&A with director and actor Alan Rickman.