The Royal Exchange

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  100 min.
Release Date: December 7, 2018 - Montréal, Québec

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Cast: Lambert Wilson, Anamaria Vartolomei, Olivier Gourmet, Catherine Mouchet, Kacey Mottet Klein, Igor van Dessel, Juliane Lepoureau, Patrick Descamps, Thomas Mustin, Gwendolyn Gourvenec

Synopsis

Europe, 1721. After years of a disastrous war between France and Spain, the Regent Philippe of Orleans agrees with King Philippe V to put an end to hostilities.

In order to consolidate peace, he organizes an exchange of princesses: his daughter Louise-Elisabeth d'Orleans, 12, will marry King Philippe's teenage son, while Marie Anne Victoire, King Philippe’s four-year-old daughter, will marry the future Louis XV, barely 11 years old.

The exchange completed, the two future wives acclimate differently to their new status. As soon as she is married, the rebel Louise-Élisabeth clashes with the future Spanish king and her in-laws. As for the innocent Marie Anne, she finds comfort with the former governess of Louis XV.

Director: Marc Dugain
Studio: Axia Films
Producer(s): Genevieve Lemal, Patrick André
Screenplay: Marc Dugain, Chantal Thomas

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