Jeanne du Barry

Biography History Drama Romance


Jeanne Du Barry rose from humble beginnings to become the favourite in the court of the king of France, Louis XV. The couturiers were scandalised, but the ruler was enamoured by her unconventional ways.

Jeanne du Barry tells the romantic story of a liaison with an aging king, a fascination that becomes a deep and enduring affection. With that strong bond, the courtesan held on to her place in the court despite strong resistance from traditional quarters. As befits the setting, this is a splendid and sumptuous movie resplendent with costumes and production design that brings authenticity. The director conjures onscreen magic by imbibing the central characters with real emotion that brings the entire production to life. Drama queen.

Anne Murphy

Limited Release 18th April 2024
Palace Entertainment 117 mins

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