Monday, 4 October 2010

"L'évasion de Louis XVI" (2009)

Novelist Elena Maria Vidal reports on a French television drama based on the downfall of King Louis XVI, L'évasion de Louis XVI. Herself the author of the novel Trianon, a sympathetic account of King Louis's marriage to Marie-Antoinette of Austria, Miss Vidal praises the drama's attempts to show the doomed monarch in a more positive light. 

You can watch the trailer for L'évasion de Louis XVI here and read this blog's review of Miss Vidal's novel here.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you, Gareth. Such films are frustrating because they have so much potential to be GREAT but still fall short of the mark.


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