A message from our Secretary…
Birkbeck Early Modern Society is pleased to present ‘La Reine Margot’, 1993 (cert. 18). This excellent film, directed by Patrice Chereau, stars Isabelle Adjani as Margot (Marguerite de Valois) daughter of Catherine de’ Medici (Virna Lisi). Margot marries the Protestant Henri of Navarre (Daniel Auteuil) and has a steamy affair with the soldier La Môle (Vincent Perez).
The film shows the events behind the St Bartholomew’s Day Massacre along with plenty of passion, plotting and poisoning.
Venue: Birkbeck Building, Malet Street, Room B35,
Date: Friday May 30
Time: 6.30 sharp.
All welcome, refreshments provided.
Hope to see you there,
Secretary, Birkbeck Early Modern Society
You can find out more about the film at IMDb Reine Margot.